Hematogen healthy snack
Healthy nutrition is the basis for the healthy development of the human body. However, it is still believed in society that everything that tastes good is harmful and everything healthy is tasteless. In this article we take down prejudices and convince you that even the most popular sweets can be healthy. We are talking about hematogen. What it is made out of, what are its health benefits, when to consume it, from what age, what may be contraindications, we will explain all this in this article.
Hematogen is a food supplement in the form of bars – it resembles a chocolate bar, so it is popular not only for adults but also for children. Hematogen is recommended as a source of iron, vitamins and amino acids. The basis is albumin, which is obtained from cow blood and defibrinated, mixed with sugar and milk powder. The bars may be flavored with fruits, coconut, nuts and the like. Blood gives the bars a specific spicy aroma.
Hematogen is a medicine, it should not be confused with a children’s dessert that children would consume in large quantities. According to the medical community, hematogen increases hemoglobin and stimulates blood production, contains increased concentrations of minerals and nutrients such as protein. Natural cow blood contributes to the saturation of the body with amino acids, including vitamins.
The hematogenic bar is recommended for children and adults with:
- Ophthalmological problems – vision problems, severe myopia,
- Developmental problems – growth disorder, weight gain in children
- Skin diseases
- Hair loss
- After giving birth, surgery, disease, etc.
According to the original recipe, the hematogen contained pure bear or bull blood. It is currently produced from filtered evaporated bovine blood supplemented with minerals, vitamins and essential amino acids.
An overdose of hematogen has not been found, but since it contains sugar, which in itself is harmful in large doses, it is also true that everything in large doses is harmful.
|Weight of one dosage, g||Number of doses/day, g|
|Kids 3-6 years||5||3|
|Adults without contraindications||15 (max 50 g daily)||2-3|
- Starch syrup
- Condensed milk
- Sugar, vanillin (max up to 23%)
The use of hematogen is not recommended for people with:
- varicose veins
- age up to 3 years
- problems with impaired metabolism
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