Committee Summary and Recommendations
PART I CONSISTS OF TWO CHAPTERS. Chapter 1 provides the background for the report. It describes the task presented to the Committee on Military Nutrition Research (CMNR) by the Military Nutrition Division, U.S. Army Institute for Environmental Medicine (USARIEM), U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command; summarizes the relevant background material; and presents the committee's findings. The Army posed 11 questions to the committee; these questions are also listed in Chapter 1. In addition, this chapter presents an overview of the relevant areas of concern, a review of current military dietary standards, and a summary of the committee's interpretation of the current scientific knowledge in these areas. Chapter 2 presents the committee's answers to the questions posed by the Army and its conclusions. Chapter 2 also includes specific and general recommendations developed by the CMNR.