Nutrition Counseling for Pregnant Women and Making Healthy Drinks from BIT (Beta Vulgaris L.) to Prevent and Overcome Iron Nutrient Anemia

Beetroot, antianemia, iron

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October 1, 2022

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Anemia is often caused by a lack of iron in food; parasites in the body consume substances that inhibit the absorption of iron before, during, and after eating, such as the tannins found in tea. The goal of this study is to improve mothers' understanding of pregnant women about iron nutritional anemia and understanding of making healthy drinks from beetroot (Beta vulgaris L.) and nutritional sources that contain lots of iron and factors that inhibit and facilitate the absorption of iron in the body. The method used involved pretest treatment and posttest. Results and discussion focused on increasing the knowledge of pregnant women about iron nutritional anemia and how to prevent and overcome the occurrence of iron nutritional anemia through the consumption of various sources of iron nutrition. There has been a change in understanding of the pharmacist's role as a caregiver; this can be seen in question no 1. There has been a change in understanding of how to get medicine at a pharmacy (Dagusibu); this can be seen in question no 2. There has been a change in understanding of getting drug information; this can be seen from the correct answer to question no. 3.