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At St. Petersburg University ITMO started to create a special functional food for visiting far North travelers, athletes and shift workers, reported on the news portal of the University.
The development of the Arctic diet of students and graduates of the institution. Until the end of 2020 they plan to do balanced our MREs for food in harsh weather conditions.
According to associate Professor of the faculty of food and biotechnology engineering Ludmila Nadtochiy, Northern in human nutrition needs to prevail proteins and fats, and carbohydrates he needs less than usual. In soldering will contain the necessary daily amount of these three macronutrients. Vitamins and minerals are in the form of the usual tablets, and will be included in the composition of the products.
Project Manager, graduate student Artem Lepeshkin added that rations for traveling to the Arctic is planned to make high-calorie, but not like salty Russian military diet with pork lard. Its membership will include bakery, meat, fish products and vegetable side dishes that can be eaten immediately after opening. They will be presented partly in a preserved, partially in sublimated form. Plastic will be replaced by reusable.
In the test of dry rations will be attended by the sailors. According to the developers, this area will be in demand especially among athletes and tourists who feel a great physical exertion, as well as employees of the mining industry.
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