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30 Cards in this Set

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What does MDRI stand for?
Military Diet Reference Intake
MDRI's do not reflect for whom?
Pregnant or lactating women
Nutritional Standards for Operational and Restricted rations
NSORs can be established permenantly. T or F
False: limited time periods only
What is a MRE?
Meal Ready to Eat
What falls under Group Rations?
1) T-Rations
2) Unitized B Rations
3) Unitized Group Rations (UGR-A or UGR-H&S - Heat n Serve)
How many days can MRE's be consumed as the sole ration?
What should be included after the 21 day mark of eating only MRE's?
What is provided when the MRE is the sole ration?
milk, bread, fresh fruits
NSOR's do not apply to restricted rations. T or F
Restricted Rations are nutrionally incomplete and should only be used for __, __, and __ scenarios.
Reconnaissance, Long range patrol, and scenarios that require minimum weight to be carried/short time lenghts such as 10 days or less.
Restricted rations include?
1) Food packet
2) Long-range patrol rations
NSOR's apply to survival rations. T or F
False: NSOR's do not apply to survival rations
Survival rations include?
1) GP-I: General Purpose Improved
2) Abandon Ship
3) Aircraft/Life Raft
GP-I containes how many calories
What rations only have 300 calories and are strictly short term rations?
Food packet survival:

Abandon Ship and Aircraft/Life Raft rations
Energy Requirements are determined by?
1) MDRIs calculations
2) Body size
3) Physical activity
4) Environmental factors
Cold Environment conditions
Increase energy requirements by 5-10% when temp is between 32-57 degrees
Hot Environment conditions
Increase energy requirements by 2.5-10% when temperatures reach between 86-104 degrees
Altitude level reaches 10,000, increase calorie intake to between?
6,000 & 7,000 per day
High altitude levels require a disciplined food and water intake program. T or F
Macronutrients are made up of what?
- Big Mac!!!-
1) Carbohydrates (bread)
2) Protein (meat)
3) Fat (mayo)
What is beverage of choice for preventing dehydration?
Cool water - plain or flavored
Fluid intake increase __ quarts per __ calories during light to moderate work.
1, 1,000
Consume __ to __ quarts of water per day while working in warmer climate areas and high altitude areas.
4, 6
Individuals wearing nuclear, biological, and chemical gear sweat approximately how much per hour?
1 - 2 quarts
It is not necessary to increase Carbohydrate intake while working in high altitude areas. T or F
False - it is important!
Are salt tablets recommended?
What are carbohydrate-electrolyte beverages primarily used for?
1) Continous physical activity beyond 3 hours
2) poor nutritional intake or energy deficient
3) sweat loss high, electrolytes inadequate
Unit of energy used to describe the amount of energy released by foods?