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Nutritional Armor for the Warfighter: Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Enhance Stress Resilience, Wellness, and Military Performance? (Day 2)

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Air date: Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 8:00:00 AM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
Views: Total views: 1175 * This only includes stats from October 2011 and forward.
Category: Conferences
Runtime: 03:53:40
Description: 8:30 – 8:45am Overview of Day 1 and Objectives for Day 2
Bernadette P. Marriott Ph.D. and Joan A.G. Walter JD, PA
Vice Presidents for Science & Education and Military Medical Research, Samueli Institute

8:45 – 9:15am Dietary Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids Compete in Producing Tissue Compositions and Tissue Responses
William E.M. Lands, Ph.D.
Volunteer, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH

9:15– 9:45am What, When, and Where do Deployed Soldiers Eat?
First Sergeant (Retired) Rick Haddad
US Army Infantry Retired, OEF & OIF veteran, Government Civilian, Soldier System Integration Domain

9:45-10:15 am What, When and Where do Soldiers Eat When Not Deployed and How Could Select Changes impact Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intake?
Bernadette P. Marriott, Ph.D., Shree Varadarajan, M.S.
Samueli Institute
CAPT Joseph R. Hibbeln, Sharon Majchrzak and CAPT Jeremiah Johnson
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

10:30 – 11:00am Incorporation of Compounds into Rations and Garrison Foods
Betty A. Davis
Team Leader for Performance Optimization Research
US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, DoD Combat Feeding Directorate

11:00 – 11:30am Incorporation of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Into Food
Adam Ismail
Executive Director, Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s

11:30 – 12:15pm Discussion of Military Dietary Applications of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Moderator: Patricia Deuster, Ph.D., MPH
COL George A. Dilly Ph.D, R.D.
CAPT Linda S. Hite
LTCOL Patricia J. Petnicki, MS, RD, FADA
LTCOL Carlos D. Sanabria

12:15 – 12:30pm Wrap-up and Thank You
Wayne B. Jonas, M.D.
President/ CEO, Samueli Institute
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NLM Title: Nutritional armor for the warfighter : can omega-3 fatty acids enhance stress resilience, wellness, and military performance? / sponsored by the Samueli Institute, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
Author: Samueli Institute.
Subjects: Combat Disorders--diet therapy
Dietary Supplements
Fatty Acids, Omega-3--therapeutic use
Military Personnel
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Publication Types: Congress
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NLM Classification: WB 425
NLM ID: 101518969
CIT Live ID: 8108
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