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How to avoid iron deficiency in the body
A reduced iron content in the body requires special attention and correction, since over time it can lead to the development of iron deficiency anemia (anemia). This is a multi-stage serious disease, the cause of which is an imbalance in the direction of the predominance of the expenditure of iron over its intake. It is observed in various physiological conditions or diseases (various blood loss, impaired absorption of iron, insufficient intake of iron from food, increased demand in pregnant women and children, etc.). The main causes of iron deficiency are blood loss and the lack of this most important macronutrient in food.
The role of iron in the body
The role of iron in the body is very extensive:
-ono is part of hemoglobin, a protein necessary for the transfer of oxygen by red blood cells (red blood cells) to tissues (gives off oxygen and takes carbon dioxide); Continue reading
Is a microwave harmful to food?
The debate about the dangers or benefits of food cooked or preheated in a microwave oven has been going on for decades, since when in 1946 American engineer Percy Spencer first noticed the ability of microwave radiation to heat food, and Raytheon patented the invention, starting one year later production of microwave ovens for the military.
Over the past almost 70 years, microwave ovens, as ordinary household appliances, have penetrated almost every home and office, although there is still no final verdict on their benefits or harms. Even despite the fact that in 2008 the World Health Organization issued a conclusion – “microwave ovens use radiation that does not adversely affect either humans or food”, disputes, as in the topic of GMOs, continue. We would like to convince you that the microwave should still be discarded.
In order to better understand this issue, it is necessary to distinguish two aspects of the topic – firstly, what is the effect of microwaves on a person himself and secondly, on food products that a person then consumes. Continue reading