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A collection of food from the 5 basic food groups: Tomatos, Carrots, Apple, Orange, Milk, Cheese, Chicken, Eggs, Pasta, Grains, & Bread.

"Go for Green Army"

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Go for Green® (G4G) makes it easy to find high-performance foods and drinks to boost your fitness, strength, and health. Look for DoD's revised G4G initiative in your dining facility or galley to help make smart choices that fuel your body and mind, optimize your energy, and help you perform at your best.


Menu planning is a key vehicle to deliver the nutrition Soldiers need to perform optimally, recover rapidly from stress, illness and injury, and remain healthy and alert for the long term. The dietitian and menu planner collaborate and advise on nutrition concepts, nutrition programs, ingredients and food products. Their work includes creating models for diner education and food service practices to enhance better nutrient balance in food choices, preparation and delivery. They develop and evaluate menus, regulations, and policies directly related to the Army Food Program. They also provide assistance to installations and major commands as subject matter experts on nutrition, food characteristics and dining trends. Additionally, The menu planner supports publication of the Basic Daily Food Allowance and is the central point of contact for submission and trend analysis of the Food Program Management Board minutes. These two topics are covered in separate sections of this website.

This page was last updated on: November 17, 2023