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Nutritional Fitness

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Having the nutrients needed to facilitate not only good health and readiness but also resilience against the physical and mental stressors associated with military service. Nutritional fitness contributes to resilience by helping service members maintain a healthy weight, protecting them against diet-related diseases that affect physical and cognitive functions, and reducing their vulnerability to stress and depression.

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DoDI 1308.03: DoD Physical Fitness Body Composition Program

Last Updated: September 16, 2022
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