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    Radu Lanjo's plasticizer-containing ingredients are urgently removed from the shelves. Do baby foods need to be refueled?

    • Last Update: 2021-06-28
    • Source: Internet
    • Author: User
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    Children's health is the wish of every mother, and they want to buy good for their children
    .


    Recently, some products of the baby food supplement brand ## contained residues of phthalate substances (also known as plasticizers), and they were urgently removed from the shelves and recalled
    .
    Their walnut oil is almost a bottle of every mother’s hand.
    The main promotion of this oil is "rich in
    DHA ", " DHA walnut oil", "Brain Nourishing" and "One step smarter"
    .
    Every mother wants her children to be smart, and it is not difficult to understand that she should buy this grease

    .

    Why is there a plasticizer? Can I still give it to the child? Does walnut oil really make children smarter?

    Why is there a plasticizer?

        Their products mainly focus on infant supplementary food oils.
    Since it is a kind of oil and fat products, and phthalates are fat-soluble, it is understandable that they will be contaminated

    .

        This incident exposed its quality control problems.
    I hope to find out the situation as soon as possible

    .
    However, the company takes the initiative to recall and deal with it in a timely manner, which is still very good

    .

    Does walnut oil have DHA ?

        Nothing
    .

        DHA is the abbreviation of a fatty acid, and its full name is " docosahexaenoic acid " (the structural formula is C22 : 6 , ω -3 )
    .
    It is mainly found in seafood such as fish, shrimps and shellfish

    .
    There is no
    DHA in walnuts
    .

        But it does not mean that walnut oil is completely useless for supplementing DHA
    .
    Is there alpha - linolenic acid in walnuts ? This fatty acid can be partially converted into DHA in the human body .
    Therefore, eating walnuts is still beneficial to supplement DHA .


     

    Does DHA supplementation make children smarter?

        Looking at its products, many of them are suggesting that they can make children smart, which also says that it has the main advantages
    .
    However, this claim is actually not particularly sufficient evidence

    .

        According to current research, DHA is good for brain health because it is closely related to the development of the fetus's nerve (brain) and vision (optic nerve)
    .
    Some studies have shown that adequate intake of
    DHA during pregnancy and lactation has an effect on the baby's mental, vision and immune system development, as well as long-term cognitive ability
    .

        But it may be a bit exaggerated to say that it makes children smarter and more intelligent
    .

    Do children need oil?

        ( 1 ) 0-6 months should be exclusively breastfeeding, if not, should eat formula milk powder; no need to add fat
    .

        ( 2 ) After 6 months, start adding supplementary foods, such as iron-rich rice noodles, egg yolks, meat, poultry, fish, vegetables and fruits, and other foods, slowly adding them
    .
    China’s dietary guidelines suggest that some vegetable oils can be added appropriately, but the premise is that the child does not eat meat, poultry, and fish, but mainly eats plant foods or vegetarian food, and can eat
    5-10 grams of fat every day
    .

        Therefore, as long as your child can eat meat, poultry and fish every day, there is no need to add extra fat
    .

        ( 3 ) After 2 years old, it is enough to eat with an adult, and there is no need to deliberately add fat separately
    .

     

    Do you want to supplement your child with DHA ?

        The main reason why many people want to take DHA is to make their babies smarter
    .
    However, there is not enough evidence to show that eating
    DHA can make babies smarter

    .
    Therefore, don't hold on to too much expectations

    .

        However, DHA is indeed good for children's health, and we must pay attention to getting enough DHA
    .

        ( 1 ) 0-6 months old baby's food is either breast milk or formula milk, so it is generally not necessary to consider adding DHA to the baby
    .

        If breastfeeding, as during pregnancy, breastfeeding mothers are best to eat 2-3 times a week (total about 230-340 grams) low-mercury and rich in -3 fish, so that the baby can get    enough from breast milk the DHA
    .
    Mothers who rarely or don’t eat fish can also consider taking DHA supplements at 200-300 mg per day
    .

        For babies who drink formula milk, DHA is added to formula milk on the market now , which can also meet the baby's needs
    .

        ( 2 ) After 6 months, the baby starts to add complementary foods.
    Starting from the diet is far more reliable than taking nutritional supplements

    .

        The most effective way is to eat some fish and shrimps for the baby, and it is best to have a richer variety
    .
    But should try to avoid those high mercury seafood for children, such as shark, tilefish, swordfish; better choice salmon, sardines, salmon, shrimp, shellfish and so on

    .

        Appropriate to eat DHA supplements can, after all, DHA maximum limit is relatively large, normal and reasonable eat DHA supplements or safer
    .
    If you are worried about not eating enough, or your baby does not like fish and shrimp, you can also take some DHA supplements, about 100 mg per day
    .

        As for walnut oil, it is not unacceptable, but the cost performance and absorption conversion rate are average.
    If you want to buy it, look at your wallet

    .

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