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Nutrition in spaceThe authors review studies conducted to define nutritional requirements for astronauts during space flight and to assess nutrition before, during, and after space flight. Topics include space food systems, research and limitations on spacecraft, physiological adaptation to weightlessness, energy requirements, dietary intake during space flight, bone demineralization, gastrointestinal function, blood volume, and nutrition requirements for space flight. Benefits of space-related nutrition research are highlighted.
Document ID
20040089374
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Smith, S. M. (NASA Johnson Space Center Houston TX United States)
Davis-Street, J.
Rice, B. L.
Lane, H. W.
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1997
Publication Information
Publication: Nutrition today
Volume: 32
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0029-666X
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
Review
Review, Tutorial
NASA Center JSC
NASA Discipline Regulatory Physiology