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    Health food is IQ tax?

    • Last Update: 2021-12-01
    • Source: Internet
    • Author: User
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    Original: Ruan Guangfeng
     
    Double eleven is about to come soon.
    Is your hand a little uncontrollable?
     
    As everyone pays more and more attention to health, and usually busy with work, often staying up late and working overtime, many people will consider buying some health foods, fish oil capsules, multivitamins, calcium tablets.
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    these are the favorites of everyone

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    However, some people will say: health food is an IQ tax, don't buy it! Are health foods really all IQ taxes? Do you want to buy it?

     
    1.
    All health foods are IQ taxes?
    In fact, they are not all IQ taxes

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    For ordinary people, the best way for us to obtain nutrition is of course diet
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    If conditions permit, everyone should try to eat as many foods as possible and get enough nutrition from a balanced diet

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    A varied diet is the best way to obtain nutrition
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    Health foods and dietary supplements cannot replace our diet, let alone a balanced diet
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    However, health food can be used as a supplement to insufficient diet
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    It is equivalent to giving us a "pocket"

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    If you feel that your diet is not nutritious, it is safe to eat some health foods and dietary supplements, and can also help supplement your nutrition

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    2.
    Who can eat health food?
    Health food is not without effect

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    For most of us, it is still relatively easy to have the problem of micronutrient deficiency.
    For example, we often stay up late and work overtime.
    We usually eat takeaways.
    It is difficult to achieve a balanced nutrition

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    Taking some dietary supplements appropriately will have more advantages than disadvantages .
     
    In fact, according to our country's nutrition survey in recent years, our dietary micronutrient deficiencies still exist.
    For example, vitamin C, vitamin D, B vitamins, calcium and iron, etc.
    , are still insufficient for many people

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    For some special populations, appropriate dietary supplements should also be considered
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    If you belong to the following groups, you should still consider buying some dietary supplements:
     
    (1) Women who are preparing to become pregnant
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    It is necessary to supplement 400 micrograms of folic acid every day to reduce the risk of some serious birth defects in the fetus
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    (2) Women during pregnancy or breastfeeding
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    Need to increase certain nutrients, especially DHA, folic acid, iron, iodine, etc.
    ; if the intake of calcium-containing foods is not rich, calcium should be supplemented

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    (3) Menopausal women
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    In order to reduce the loss of calcium in bones, in addition to eating calcium-rich foods, you can also take calcium supplements in moderation
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    (4) Dieters
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    Because excessive diet control (such as dieting to lose weight) can lead to insufficient nutrients in food, it is recommended to take multivitamins and mineral supplements.
    Of course, it is best to follow the guidance of doctors and nutritionists

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    (5) Vegetarians
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    If the diet is almost no intake of dairy and animal foods, they need extra calcium, iron, vitamin B12 and vitamin D
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    (6) Newborns
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    During the rapid growth and development stage, vitamin D is often insufficient.
    Vitamin D supplementation has a positive effect on preventing neonatal underweight and rickets

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    (7) The elderly and adults who rarely do outdoor activities
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    Such people are prone to vitamin D deficiency and may need vitamin D supplements
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    In addition, it is recommended that adults over the age of 50 take vitamin B12 from rich foods or supplements

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    (8) Special patients
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    People or patients in certain special conditions, such as gastrointestinal diseases or bariatric surgery (bariatric surgery) patients, because of their low nutrient absorption, nutrient consumption or excessive loss, it is difficult to meet their needs in general diet.
    It is best to consult a doctor and Choose appropriate dietary supplements under the guidance of a nutritionist

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    (9) People in special environments or special occupations
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    Such as high altitude, high temperature, low temperature, low sunshine, high-intensity exercise and physical activity, etc.
    , it is necessary to use nutrient supplements according to the nature of the work, and can be supplemented under the guidance of nutrition professionals (nutritionists, nutrition experts or doctors)

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    3.
    What should I pay attention to when buying health food?
     
    When choosing and buying health foods, everyone is most worried about spending wrong money.
    When buying, pay attention to:


     
    (1) Purchase from legal shops and platforms
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    Formal platforms generally have stricter product safety reviews, and try not to buy health foods sold through channels such as sales and free travel
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    (2) Consult more
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    When purchasing health foods, it is best to communicate with family members around you; if possible, seek advice from a reliable nutritionist and clearly state the purpose of buying health foods
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    (3) Check the instructions carefully
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    Before purchasing, you should read the manual carefully
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    Don’t buy it if it is advertised as a cure for diseases

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    China requires that health foods should be provided with special reminder areas on health food labels to remind consumers that "health foods cannot replace medicines and do not have disease treatment functions"
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    (4) Purchase moderately
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    According to your own economic situation, do what you can, and don't buy a certain product in large quantities at once
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    4.
    How to prevent being deceived?
     
    How to prevent being deceived, I suggest you always remember two points:
     
    (1) Don't buy health food blindly and consume rationally
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    Always remind yourself that a balanced diet is our primary way to obtain nutrition.
    We cannot rely on health care products, let alone buy a lot if it is cheap

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    (2) Don't expect health food to cure diseases
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    It is okay to eat health food dietary supplements appropriately, but do not take them in large quantities for the purpose of curing diseases; dietary supplements cannot cure diseases, and eating too much is harmful to your health
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