Studies continue to show that women have increased needs for iron, calcium, iodine, and folate throughout the lifecycle. Moreover, nutrition can have a fairly dramatic impact on women's health issues, including fertility, pregnancy, lactation, and menopausal symptoms.
In this edition, we are shedding light on the importance of nourishing your body with the right fuel to optimize health. From iron deficiency to magnesium needs and protein intake, we're uncovering the secrets of women's unique nutrition needs so you can feel your best.
Whether you're actively trying to improve your health (or supporting the women in your life), here's to paying attention to the unique nutrition needs of women!
Iron helps deliver oxygen to cells, yet 20% of women of reproductive age are deficient in iron. Poor iron status can effect everything from immune function to bone health. Learn more in this article.
Bone and joint health are essential for everyone, especially for women. Learn about how getting enough protein can positively impact your skeletal frame.
According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the US. Here are some dietary actions you can take to improve heart health.
Magnesium is an essential mineral that plays a critical role in bone health, muscle and nerve function, and disease prevention. But could it also help alleviate feelings of anxiety?
Studies show that poor sleep quality and short sleep durations can negatively impact your hormonal health. Here are three nutrition strategies for better zzzs.