Eating in Space: Does Nutrition Matter?
Health-related Issues in Space
What problems associated with space travel may be positively addressed by proper nutrition and exercise? All of them can, from radiation-enhanced cancer to psychosocial factors. This presentation will concentrate on three health issues related to space travel: muscle atrophy, radiation-enhanced cancer, and to a lesser extent, bone loss.
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This work was supported by National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA cooperative agreement NCC 9-58.