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Military Adopts Rethink Your Drink

The United States military runs on caffeine. Whether on base or on the battlefield, the men and women serving our country often rely on coffee, soda and energy drinks to keep them on their toes. Unfortunately, those drinks usually come packed with lots of sugars and artificial flavorings. So, Barbara Hartman, chief of Nutrition and Food Service at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center (VAMC) in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle, wanted to find a way to help veterans change their habits.

WVU Extension Service assists Martinsburg VA in effort to help veterans kick caffeinated, sugary drinks

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