The United States can boast the best-equipped military force in history. It is conventionally understood that both combat readiness and the ability to maintain operations are significantly a function of adequate nutrition. As Napoleon may have said, “An army marches on its stomach.”

One could argue that the relevance of nutrition for the military is a microcosm of its importance for the population at large and that there is much that wider society and the food industry can learn from…

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