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How to take iron, calcium, zinc and vitamin supplements during pregnancy

Proper nutrition during pregnancy plays a vital role in the growth of mother and fetus. The growth and development of the fetus is a very quick process. The baby needs to live in the mother's body for almost 270 days. The birth weight of the baby is nearly 1 billion times of the fertilized egg. Therefore, the nutritional status of pregnant mother will directly affect the weight, length and brain development of the fetus. Many nutrients requirements of human body are directly fulfilled by the diet. In order to maintain a balanced nutrient intake, it is recommended to eat more than 30 food ingredients per day . Due to many reasons such as busy work, if the nutrients demand dosent fulfills then it is necessary to take supplements during pregnancy. From preparing for pregnancy to pregnancy and before giving birth, what nutritional intake should be paid attention to? 1. Iron Supplementary period:  Whole pregnancy Recommended food:  Lean meat, animal liver and blood, eggs, soy products,

Protein powders and supplements | Benefits and side Effects

As workload is increasing day by day, modern man is constantly in search of something that can simplify his life to some extent. Complete meals are replaced by protein blends and various supplements. This allows you to quickly fill the body with nutrients and kickstart the process of muscle growth and recovery.  What is Protein powder? Protein powder is a product that contains at least 60% protein. Everyone knows that protein is the macronutrient that is important for building high-quality muscle mass and maintaining its volume .  Protein is also involved in the process of energy metabolism in the body, so it is vital for humans.  Protein can be obtained from common foods (meat, poultry, eggs, fish and dairy products) and from special high-protein mixtures. How does protein work? A sports protein supplement acts on the body in the same way as the protein that comes to us from natural food. However, protein shakes are somewhat different from organic protein products. Let's consider

Omega-3, 6 Fatty Acids | Fats Essential for Weight Loss and Fat Burning?

Fat is the enemy of diet! Don't you think so? In modern society, the principle of avoiding fat to lose weight and get a perfect body seems to be widespread among dieters, but it's actually a big mistake. To be precise, the point is to be careful about the "type" of fat you ingest. I'm sure many of you have heard the terms saturated and unsaturated fatty acids .  Have you ever heard that saturated fatty acids are bad for you and unsaturated fatty acids are good for you? Exactly . Unsaturated fatty acids are divided into monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids , but a certain amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids called "essential fatty acids" is required for the body to function properly.  These essential fatty acids are linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid , namely omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids . It is called "essential" because it is a fat that cannot be synthesized by the body, and it is very important to take it as f

L-Carnitine | The best supplement for fast fat loss

L-carnitine is the most common substance that helps the body produce energy by releasing fatty acids , which are said to help reduce weight. It is often mistaken for an amino acid, but it is actually synthesized from amino acids, lysine and methionine. L-carnitine can be produced from the liver and kidneys, in addition to animal sources-mainly red meat and dairy products-in the form of a convenient supplement.  A study in the Journal of Physiology showed that L-carnitine supplements can improve athletic performance and physical function, while helping to build lean muscle. The average person's body contains about 20g of L-carnitine, most of which are stored in skeletal muscles. However, these storage amounts of L-carnitine cannot bring effective and huge benefits to a person's health, because the individual's daily activities have consumed its maximum value. How does L-carnitine work? Carnitine is mainly concentrated in body tissues and uses fat as energy, such as bones