The term "you are what you eat" applies to even the fittest of service members. Air Force Lt. Col. Saunya N. Bright said the food in military dining facilities has improved dramatically during her 18 years in the service, both in terms of nutritional value and healthy eating choices.
FACT: Foods that contain naturally occurring sugars, like fruit and nonsweetened yogurt contribute important nutrients. Desserts and soft drinks, on the other hand, often contain no nutrients — just calories.
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