Compounds from vegetables like kale as well as fruits are incorporated in powders used to formulate combat rations for soldiers.Improving nutrition of rations
Healthier combat rations for U.S. Army soldiers are in development thanks to researchers using proprietary technology that incorporates health-promoting compounds from fruits and vegetables.

Developed by researchers with North Carolina State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute, the ingredients are a combination of protein powders and flours infused with compounds from healthful foods such as kale and grapes. Compounds like anthocyanins and glucosi…

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