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MREs Utilize Latest In Food Technology To Boost Troop Energy Levels
2011-11-02 05:22:32

Army food scientists are researching ways to boost the energy levels of troops in the field. At an Army Laboratory in Natick, Massachusetts, they are researching a beef stick that has caffeine equivalent to one cup of coffee. But caffeine is not the only additive that military food scientists are adding to Meals Ready to Eat (MRE). They are adding substances such as omega-3´s and curcumin, which are natural anti-inflammatories, and they are also adding maltodextrin, which is a complex...

2009-04-15 09:17:32

Energy drinks can give you an extra boost "“ but how? New research shows the mechanism may lie in your mouth! Whether it's real sugar or a tasteless carbohydrate, carb-filled energy drinks can significantly boost performance in an endurance event, even if the drink isn't ingested. To better understand why, researchers mixed three different drinks for study participants: one with glucose (a sugar), one with maltodextrin (a tasteless carbohydrate) and one that was carb-free, then mixed...

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