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Gabriel Constantin CIAPA


Military reality has shown us, for more than just a few times, that military operations are important economic, material, financial and human resources consumers, the time budget for their deployment not being very precise. The lack of precision in the completion of military operations may be a factor in supplementing all the resources needed to conduct combat actions, but also a motivation to find helpful solutions for the existing ones. Preparing and conducting combat actions, regardless of season and weather conditions, require operators to undertake a sustained physical and mental effort, most of the time. From the point of view of human resources, especially of fighters, the support of combat ability can also be achieved by the use of nutritional supplements, vitamins and minerals. Besides, in this paper I will make a synthesis of the properties of three minerals as well as their role in supporting the physical effort of soldiers in conducting combat actions.

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