Healthy Eating and Diet Tips for Women

 

Women are the pillars of every family. They know how to maintain a work-life balance. Busy in a hectic schedule, they kind of ignore themselves. Select healthy foods and drinks become the least priority. Well, this is wrong.

As a woman, you keep ignoring your health. The food choices that you make affect your health while preventing various health issues. So, it is important to eat a balanced and nutritional diet.

Here are the healthy eating tips for women:

 

Iron-rich food

Iron helps in forming hemoglobin that has oxygen in the blood. Iron is important for everyone but women need it comparatively more.  This is because there is a lot of blood loss in menstruation and delivery. Less amount of iron may lead to iron deficiency which is termed anemia.

This is how women can have iron-rich food:

Have Vitamin-C-rich food like green leafy vegetables and lemons. Citrus fruits like oranges.

  • Red meat
  • Seafood and poultry food
  • Avoid coffee and tea.

 

 

Folate or vitamin B9

Folate or vitamin B9 is most important for women who are pregnant. It reduces the birth risk defects before conception and during the pregnancy weeks. Folate also decreases the risk of certain cancer. It helps in producing estrogen after menopause.

Folate and Vitamin B rich food include:

  • Lentils and peas
  • Fortified grains
  • Oranges and grapefruits
  • Walnuts and almonds
  • Avoid alcohol and nicotine

 

Calcium

Calcium is a must for healthy bones and teeth. It also helps in regulating the heart normally and nervous system. Lack of calcium leads to osteoporosis in women. Women also tend to become irritating, weak, having fragile bones.

Here are some tips for calcium food consumption.

  • Dairy products include milk, cheese, and yogurt.
  • Eat seeds and nuts
  • Seafood like fish
  • Green leafy vegetables

 

Vitamin D

Without Vitamin D and magnesium, your body is unable to metabolize calcium. Here are a few diet tips:

  • Direct sunlight
  • Fish, cod, milk, yogurt, and fortified foods
  • Green vegetables and broccoli

 

Wrapping up

Hormonal changes, menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause affect a woman's body. Women need fewer calories than men but they require a high amount of vitamins as well as minerals.

What works for one woman may not work for others but having a good amount of nutrients in your diet is a must for all women. You can boost your energy, combat stress, boost fertility, have a healthy pregnancy and live a healthy life, follow the aforementioned tips.

Follow this advice and you will look and feel better while wearing your Sarah Jayy Activewear

- Sarah Jayy