NAVY - BUMED 10110.6
NUTRITION STANDARDS AND EDUCATION
|Publication Date:||15 June 2001|
Purpose. This regulation establishes nutritional standards, termed "military dietary reference intakes" (MDRIs), for military feeding and establishes nutritional standards for operational rations (NSOR). It covers responsibilities of the services' Surgeons General and the services' food service programs. It identifies the effects of environmental factors on energy and nutrient requirements and outlines nutrition education policy. The nutrition standards apply to the services' hospital food service programs, the services' food service programs, and the DOD Combat Feeding Program. Compliance with this regulation is required for all food service operations, whether provided by government sources or through contractor support. The nutrition education policy applies to the services' medical, personnel and logistics communities.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the active and reserve components of the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps; the Air National Guard; and the Army National Guard. This publication is not applicable during mobilization.