Posted by | February 24, 2012 11:33 | Filed under: Top Stories

This will help figure out how they’ll get nutrition when they finally go to the Red Planet.

Astronaut ice cream aside, limited supplies (such as flour, sugar and dried meat), and no chance of fresh food limits the space-based diet. This study will gauge if participants can avoid “menu fatigue,” that is, becoming tired of eating the same foods. The study background states that if menu fatigue occurs, astronauts’ “overall food intake declines, putting them at risk for nutritional deficiency, loss of bone and muscle mass, and reduced physical capabilities.”

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By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.