Hormones are chemical information substances synthesized by highly differentiated endocrine cells and directly secreted into the blood. They affect the physiological activities of the human body by regulating the metabolic activities of various tissue cells. There are two main types of hormones in food: protein hormones and steroid hormones. Foods containing more high fat and high nutrients such as fried foods, high-fat meats, animal offal, etc. Nuts, fruits, beans, honey, etc., which contain more steroids, are hormonal foods. In addition, chickens, ducks, fish, pigs, etc. currently fed with certain feeds are all hormone foods. Food hormones can cause the body to gain weight, and in severe cases, it can lead to rapid growth of children and even precocious puberty. Recently, people have expressed concern about the contamination of various food hormones because they are potentially harmful and may endanger the stability of the ecosystem and the risks to human health.
Food hormone test kit is a common tool for detecting antibiotics in food, and it is also an important means to ensure food safety. Food hormone test kits can be divided into the following categories:
Fig.1 Sources of 17β-estradiol in food matrices and its detection methods and harmfulness. (Pu H et al., 2019).
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