NASA is Working on a 700-Calorie Breakfast Bar

November 25, 2014 6:30 PM

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NASA food scientists are developing a food bar to replace a typical 700- to 800-calorie meal astronauts eat for breakfast.

That sounds like a lot, but the average crewmember aboard the International Space Station eats 3,000 calories a day, a level needed to support two hours of daily exercise required for bone and cardiovascular health in microgravity.

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