"This Is Why You're NOT Fat." Oi! Look At What The Brit Troops Are Chowing Down On!

by Rachelle Hruska · May 13, 2009

[Photo via Getty] "This is why you're NOT Fat." If they can get a book deal, why can't British troops right? Ever wonder what troops are dining on abroad? Well, take a look at the food contents in the new 24hr ration boxes that are being tested by the British Ministry of Defense for troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. The varied menu boxes provide an average of 4100 calories and include options for Sikh, Hindu, Halal and vegetarian eaters. YUMM-o! More photos below...

Royal Marine Commandos (L-R) Capt Mike Oakes, Marine Thomas Corbett and Sgt Chris Challis