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Can't distinguish between solid beverages and special medical milk powder? Famous pediatricians come to popular science
The wide variety of milk powders has caused many novice parents to have a headache. At present, there have been incidents of selling solid beverages pretending to be special medical milk powder, which makes parents even more at a loss when buying milk powder. Therefore, learning to distinguish between solid beverages and special medical milk powder, knowing when to consume special medical milk powder and under what circumstances you can eat solid beverages has become a knowledge that parents must master!
Netease Health compiled nine questions about solid beverages and special medical milk powder, and consulted with the famous pediatric expert Zheng Yuqiao, who is currently the Special Needs Specialist of the Second Artillery General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, and the chief pediatrician. He has deep attainments in the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases. Let's see what she said.
1. What is a solid beverage? What are its classifications?
Solid beverages refer to solids that are made of sugar, milk and dairy products, eggs or egg products, fruit juices or edible plant extracts, etc., as the main raw materials, and add appropriate amounts of auxiliary materials or food additives. Products.
There are about eight types of solid beverages: flavored solid beverages, fruit and vegetable solid beverages, protein solid beverages, tea solid beverages, coffee solid beverages, plant solid beverages, special-purpose solid beverages, and other solid beverages.
2. Are protein drinks poisonous to drink? Can protein solid beverages supplement protein after drinking?
Protein drink is one of the beverages in food. It is non-toxic to the human body and can be drunk, but it must be controlled. It cannot replace drinking water, let alone supplement protein for children.
3. What effect will the long-term drinking of protein solid beverages have on infants' bodies?
Breast milk is the only food source for babies within 6 months of age. If you cannot breastfeed due to medical reasons or need other foods to supplement nutrition due to insufficient breast milk, parents should choose infant formula with national and industrial standards and cannot be substituted with other foods. Not to mention any protein solid drinks. Infants over 6 months old need to add complementary foods in addition to breast milk, but no matter what type and form of beverages, they cannot be added as complementary foods for babies. Feeding infants and young children with solid protein drinks for a long time will bring immeasurable losses to the children. The impact is not only the height, weight and shape visible to the parents. It can be said to have a full range of influence.
4. What kind of milk powder is Special Medical Milk Powder? What is the standard of special medical milk powder?
Formula foods for special medical purposes refer to formula foods specially processed and formulated to meet the special needs of people with restricted eating, digestion and absorption disorders, metabolic disorders, or specific disease states for nutrients or diet, including formula foods suitable for 0 months to 12 months old. Special medical-purpose infant formula food for months old and special medical-purpose formula food for people over 1 year old.
my country's "Regulations on the Registration of Formulas for Special Medical Purposes" was implemented from July 1, 2016. You can log on to the food information platform and use the product name, registration number, company name, and general product name to check whether a product is a regular special medical milk powder.
5. In addition to special medical milk powder, what other special medical foods are there?
Up to now, 48 special medical foods have been registered. Among them, there are 29 special medical infant formulas for 0-12 months old, 3 products suitable for "food protein allergic babies" and 5 products suitable for "milk protein allergy high-risk babies".
6. What kind of baby needs special medical milk powder?
Special medical food is for people with special disease states. In theory, it is not suitable for people with non-disease states. Special medical food must be used under the guidance of a doctor or clinical nutritionist. Special medical milk powder is prescribed by doctors based on the special health conditions of infants and young children (mostly oral doctors at present). Parents cannot buy and use it by themselves.
7. What aspects should be paid attention to when choosing milk powder for children?
To ensure quality and safety. National institutions have adopted strict registration management measures for infant formula milk powder and formula foods for special medical purposes, and have been inspected in batches. When parents buy for their children, one should pay attention to the label and logo, and buy compliant products; second, they must buy through regular channels; third, they must buy as much as possible on sales platforms with good reputation and fast circulation; fourth, it is recommended to buy big brands with good reputation . You must have a doctor's prescription to buy special medical food.
8. What are the symptoms of rickets? What are the main causes of the disease?
The full name of rickets is "malnutrition vitamin D deficiency rickets". The main cause is vitamin D deficiency or/and calcium deficiency.
9. How to prevent rickets?
The main measure to prevent rickets is to provide enough vitamin D and calcium for the baby, including vitamin D and calcium in food, vitamin D supplements, and a certain time of outdoor activities.