Composition and useful properties of hematogen for adults and children

Hematogen The benefits and damages of the hematogen often depend on the amount of the bar you eat, because it is difficult to break away from it for children and for most adults who remember its incredible taste since childhood. The dry bar contains an impressive amount of iron, obtained from processed cattle blood, and additional elements to improve its taste( coconut chips, sugar, cocoa, honey, nuts). It also includes such important nutrients as proteins, fats and carbohydrates, which are quickly assimilated due to the fact that the composition of the hematogenum as a whole allows it to dissolve within a few minutes in the human stomach. Included in its composition and vitamin A.


  • A bit of history
  • Who needs to think about taking a hematogen?
  • How correctly to give a hematogen to children? Is the method of hematogen compared to pregnancy?

A bit of history

Children For the first time, the value of hematogen was discovered and promulgated in the 19th century. This was done by

Dr. Gommel from Switzerland, who found out how important the role of iron in the human body. The translation of the word "hematogen" from Greek means "giving birth to blood."

During the Great Patriotic War, it was consistently in demand in all hospitals to treat the wounded and improve blood circulation in damaged parts of the body, and it was considered a compulsory product that was part of the food ration of the troops.

In our time, hematogen is a popular nutritional bar, which can be bought at any pharmacy.
Let's figure out what you need to know in order to benefit from it exclusively.

Who needs to think about taking a hematogen?

Hematogen in the hand The intake of hematogen, the composition of which counts as many useful substances, is highly desirable to those who:

  • have anemia or anemia;
  • is subjected to constant digestive system disorders;
  • is prone to frequent poisoning;
  • wants to regularly replenish the body with iron and vitamins for preventive purposes;
  • takes care of its children;
  • takes care of itself during pregnancy.

How correctly to give a hematogen to children?

The child is eating When choosing a bar in a pharmacy, do not forget to say that you need a child's hematogen - these bars are sweeter, and the child who has not tried it, is more likely to like it. And if such a treat is pleasant to kids, you can be sure that a bar( its composition) is guaranteed to fill them with many vitamins necessary for development!

The most optimal dosage of a bar for children is the following:

  • for children less than 3 years is better not to give it;
  • children under 6 years can be given 5 grams three times a day;
  • children under 12 years of age are given 10 grams, but twice a day;
  • for children over 12 years old - 10 grams of a bar three times a day.

Is it comparable with pregnancy?

Pregnant It is often necessary to use hematogen, the use of which is especially important during pregnancy, with extreme caution. A large amount of eaten bar can create conditions for a sharp increase in the hemoglobin content in the blood and thicken it, which can lead to thrombosis and plugging of the placenta capillaries. As you know, on the fetus such an effect will be reflected negatively.

On the other hand, without maintaining the level of hemoglobin during pregnancy, you can cause oxygen starvation of the baby, which will lead to unwanted pathologies at birth or during development( an example may be early opening of the lungs that will not give full development to other organs).

In order to protect yourself and the future baby from such perspectives, during pregnancy it is necessary to consult with a specialist about this, and in no case to buy hematogenic bars in reserve, because at one point you can fall and eat a dose that exceeds the allowableday rate.

When pregnant, a doctor should check the girl's body for a susceptibility to diabetes or a predisposition to it( whether the parents had diabetes).
If a susceptibility to a disease is found, the bar is strictly forbidden during pregnancy.

It is also undesirable to eat a lot of the hematogen during pregnancy to those who care about their appearance, because it includes sugar and condensed milk, which makes it quite caloric, and will certainly affect your figure, which after pregnancy and without it you have to bring inform is not one day.