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Some essential nutrients for women
Men and women have their own set of dietary requirements. At every stage of women's lives, nutrition and regular exercise are the basis of good health and optimal energy. But certain vitamins and minerals become especially important at particular times of life. Knowing which matter most can help you choose the best foods and supplements. Here are few foods that women should eat.

Calcium: Women have a tendency to suffer from weak bones as they age. This is why calcium is very important. So, they should make sure that they consume plenty of dairy products, fortified juice and dairy products. Calcium and vitamin D are often paired in fortified foods such as milk. The reason: The body needs D in order to absorb calcium.

Iron: A deficiency of Iron can cause anemia and this is a common problem among women. So, ensure that you consume lean meat like chicken and turkey as well as fortified cereals before diet.

Folic Acid: While Folic acid is very important for pregnant women, it is also essential for the rest as well. It is found in green leafy vegetables, beans, fortified cereals etc. Doctors recommend that women take a pregnancy supplement that includes folic acid, just to make sure they are getting the recommended 400 to 800 micrograms.

Vitamin C: Make sure you are getting enough Vitamin C for your glowing skin. Stock up on red pepper broccoli and citrus fruits. Drink orange juice at least thrice a week.

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