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Workshop Agenda

Nutrient Composition of Military Rations for Short-Term, High-Stress Combat Operations

Committee on Military Nutrition Research

Food and Nutrition Board

Institute of Medicine

The National Academies

US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA

August 9-11, 2004

August 9, 2004

1:00 pm

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

John Erdman, Chair, Committee on Military Nutrition Research (CMNR)

1:10 pm

INTRODUCTION TO COMBAT RATIONS

(Moderator: Wayne Askew, CMNR)



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Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-Term, High-Intensity Combat Operations A Workshop Agenda Nutrient Composition of Military Rations for Short-Term, High-Stress Combat Operations Committee on Military Nutrition Research Food and Nutrition Board Institute of Medicine The National Academies US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA August 9-11, 2004 August 9, 2004 1:00 pm WELCOME AND INTRODUCTORY REMARKS John Erdman, Chair, Committee on Military Nutrition Research (CMNR) 1:10 pm INTRODUCTION TO COMBAT RATIONS (Moderator: Wayne Askew, CMNR)

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Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-Term, High-Intensity Combat Operations 1:15 Specifying Optimal Nutrient Composition for Military Assault Rations Andrew Young, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine(USARIEM) 1:35 Physiological Demands of Combat Operations Scott Montain, USARIEM 1:55 Medical Consequences of Combat Operations MAJ Sangeeta Kaushik, USARIEM 2:15 Discussion on Rations 2:45 pm OPTIMIZATION OF MACRONUTRIENT COMPOSITION (Moderator: Robin Kanarek, Tufts University) 2:50 Carbohydrate and Fat Intake: What is the Optimal Balance? Jorn Helge, Copenhagen Muscle Research Center 3:10 Carbohydrate-Protein Balance for Muscle Performance Kevin Tipton, University of Birmingham, UK 3:30 Carbohydrate Ingestion During Intense Activity Edward Coyle, University of Texas at Austin 3:50 BREAK 4:05 Macronutrient Composition of Military Rations for Cognitive Performance in Short-Term, High-Stress Situations Randall Kaplan, Canadian Sugar Institute 4:25 Do Structured Lipids Offer Advantages for Negative Energy Balance Stress Conditions? Ronald Jandacek, University of Cincinnati 4:45 Optimum Protein Intake in Hypocaloric States L. John Hoffer, Jewish General Hospital 5:05 Discussion on Optimization of Macronutrient Composition 6:00 End of Day

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Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-Term, High-Intensity Combat Operations August 10, 2004 8:00 am Breakfast 8:30 am OPTIMIZATION OF MICRONUTRIENT COMPOSITION AND ADDITION OF OTHER BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS (Moderator: Rob Russell, Committee on Nutrient Composition of Rations) 8:35 Vitamins C and E in the Prevention of Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and Fatigue from Exhaustive Exercise Maret Traber, Oregon State University 8:55 Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Iron, Selenium, and Calcium in Assault Rations: Roles in Promotion of Physical and Mental Performances Henry Lukaski, USDA-ARS Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center 9:15 Effect of Inadequate B Vitamin Intake and Extreme Physical Stress Lynn Bailey, University of Florida 9:35 Optimization of the Nutrient Composition in Military Rations for Short-Term, High-Intensity Situations: Sodium, Potassium, and Other Electrolytes Susan Shirreffs, Loughborough University, UK 9:55 Other Bioactive Food Components and Dietary Supplements Becky Costello, National Institutes of Health 10:15 BREAK 10:30 Discussion of Micronutrient Composition and Addition of Bioactive Compounds 12:00 pm LUNCH 1:00 pm OPTIMIZATION OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM (Moderator: Esther Sternberg, CMNR) 1:05 Effect of Physical Activity and Other Stressors on Appetite: Overcoming Underconsumption of Military Operational Rations James Stubbs, Rowett Research Institute

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Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-Term, High-Intensity Combat Operations 1:30 Optimization of Immune Function in Military Personnel Simin Meydani, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University 1:50 Optimization of Nutrient Composition for Assault Rations: Interaction of Stress with Immune Function Ronenn Roubenoff, Tufts University 2:10 BREAK 2:25 Discussion of Immune/Stress 3:15 pm NUTRITIONAL PREVENTIVE MEDICINE (Moderator: Bruce Bistrian, CMNR) 3:20 The Potential Impact of Prebiotics and Probiotics on Gastrointestinal and Immune Health of Combat Soldiers Mary Ellen Sanders, Food Culture Technologies 3:40 Development of a Low Residue Diet Joanne Slavin, University of Minnesota 4:00 Diet and Kidney Stones: Optimizing Military Field Rations Linda Massey, Washington State University 4:20 Discussion of Immune/Stress and Gastrointestinal Gut Barrier 5:30 End of Day August 11, 2004 8:00 am Breakfast 8:30 am FOOD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (Moderator: Brian Wansink, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 8:35 Assault Rations: Organoleptic, Satiability, and Engineering Challenges Dennis Passe, Scout Consulting, LLC

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Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-Term, High-Intensity Combat Operations 8:55 Foods for People under Stress: Special Considerations Steven Wood, Abbott Laboratories 9:15 Food Intake Regulation: Diurnal and Dietary Composition Components Rick Mattes, Purdue University 9:35 A General Model of Intake Regulation: Diurnal and Dietary Composition Components John de Castro, University of Texas at El Paso 9:55 Discussion of Food Product Development 11:30 Adjourn