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Fuel up with Go for Green

Salad in bowl Fill your plate with more Green-coded foods to perform well on the job, in the classroom, at home and on missions (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Charles Santamaria)

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This year, make it your mission to fuel for performance using Go for Green® (G4G). Recently updated and redesigned, the Department of Defense’s (DoD) G4G program promotes nutritious foods and beverages to optimize your fitness, strength, and health. G4G labels foods and beverages with a stoplight system—Green, Yellow, and Red—to identify your best choices for peak performance. Foods are also labeled with Low, Moderate, or High sodium symbols to point out sodium content. 

The revamped G4G has a new look that makes it easy to identify and choose foods that boost your readiness. Check out the G4G Background sheet to find out what's new, how you benefit, and why it works. 

You might see more nutrient-rich foods and tastier Green-coded recipes being served in your dining facilities or galleys. Fill your plate with more Green-coded foods to perform well on the job, in the classroom, at home, and on missions. 

Learn more by visiting the updated G4G website

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