Whether your dining style is “grab ‘n’ go” or “sit and chill,” it pays to pay attention to what you eat. Women’s nutritional needs change throughout life, and it’s not always easy to get all the nutrients you need. Here are eight vitamins and minerals that you should make time for.
2. Vitamin D
Without adequate iron, your body cannot make new red blood cells, which deliver vital oxygen to all of your tissues. The result can be fatigue and anemia. Teenage girls, women of childbearing age, and vegetarians often come up short on this mineral. Good sources: liver, beef, turkey, chicken, tuna, beans, tofu, spinach, raisins, and fortified cereals.