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Cooking and Nutrition

Low Sodium Backpacking Meals

Morton Salt

Have you ever looked at the nutrition labels on Mountain House and Harmony House backpacking meals and Knorr Rice and Pasta sides. You’ll be appalled by the amount of sodium included in these meals, especially since the other trail foods (nuts, bars, salty snacks) most people eat during the day, also …

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Milk is the New Gatorade

Dehydrated Milk Varieties are available for a lot of different dietary preferences

Milk is the new Gatorade for backpackers. At least dehydrated milk is. What other energy drink weighs so little but packs such a big punch in terms of calories and overall nutrition? With a caloric density of 150 calories per once (dry), drinking a quart of whole milk will add 640 calories …

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