Good Nutrition for Women


What is good nutrition and what does it consist of or entail doing in order to achieve? You’ll be surprised to learn that good nutrition mainly starts off with the very basics: a well-rounded diet that consists of fresh fruits and vegetables, protein, whole grains and even [yes, this is going to be surprising to some], healthy fats.  It’s these foods that supply women with the energy they need—the same energy that is required for maintaining your weight and generally feeling and looking great no matter what age you are.

Top diet and nutrition tips for women:
Make sure to focus on whole, plant based foods. The best way to eat healthy is to fill most of your plate with fruits and leafy green vegetables. You can also add a different variety of whole grain foods, beans, and legumes that will help give your body the filling fiber that it needs and keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Keep an eye out for locally grown food; make these kinds of food the basis of your diet and try to avoid processed food as much as possible.

Calcium is great, so make sure to keep your calcium levels up. Did you know that women have a higher risk than men of developing osteoporosis? For this reason, it’s really important to get as much calcium as possible to support your bone health. The first thing people reach out to when they think they need to increase their calcium intake are dairy products. Even though dairy products are high in calcium, they are also filled with animal fat and protein, which can increase chances of bone loss. Try to go with the healthier sources of calcium, like beans, broccoli, collard greens, kale and the likes.

Try your best to minimize your protein intake, because while it is an essential part of any healthy diet, eating too much animal-based protein [even those recommended in high protein diets] is especially dangerous for women, as excessive protein intake causes calcium loss. With time, this will gradually lead to osteoporosis.

Another important mineral for women is iron—a mineral that most women don’t get enough of in their diet. Further, women lose a lot of iron during their menstruation cycle which makes it even more important to eat iron-rich foods like red meat, lentil, spinach, dark poultry and almonds among others.
Make sure you try your best to cut down on your caffeine and alcohol intake. Women who consume more than two glasses of alcohol every day have a greater chance of becoming diagnosed with osteoporosis. Similarly, caffeine also contributes to the loss of calcium and further interferes with your hormone levels. One cup of coffee a day is reasonable, as is one glass of any alcoholic beverage of your choice (i.e. a glass of wine with dinner).

What is good nutrition and what does it consist of or entail doing in order to achieve? You’ll be surprised to learn that good nutrition mainly starts off with the very basics: a well-rounded diet that consists of fresh fruits and vegetables, protein, whole grains and even [yes, this is going to be surprising to some], healthy fats.  It’s these foods that supply women with the energy they need—the same energy that is required for maintaining your weight and generally feeling and looking great no matter what age you are.

Top diet and nutrition tips for women:
Make sure to focus on whole, plant based foods. The best way to eat healthy is to fill most of your plate with fruits and leafy green vegetables. You can also add a different variety of whole grain foods, beans, and legumes that will help give your body the filling fiber that it needs and keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Keep an eye out for locally grown food; make these kinds of food the basis of your diet and try to avoid processed food as much as possible.

Calcium is great, so make sure to keep your calcium levels up. Did you know that women have a higher risk than men of developing osteoporosis? For this reason, it’s really important to get as much calcium as possible to support your bone health. The first thing people reach out to when they think they need to increase their calcium intake are dairy products. Even though dairy products are high in calcium, they are also filled with animal fat and protein, which can increase chances of bone loss. Try to go with the healthier sources of calcium, like beans, broccoli, collard greens, kale and the likes.

Try your best to minimize your protein intake, because while it is an essential part of any healthy diet, eating too much animal-based protein [even those recommended in high protein diets] is especially dangerous for women, as excessive protein intake causes calcium loss. With time, this will gradually lead to osteoporosis.

Another important mineral for women is iron—a mineral that most women don’t get enough of in their diet. Further, women lose a lot of iron during their menstruation cycle which makes it even more important to eat iron-rich foods like red meat, lentil, spinach, dark poultry and almonds among others.
Make sure you try your best to cut down on your caffeine and alcohol intake. Women who consume more than two glasses of alcohol every day have a greater chance of becoming diagnosed with osteoporosis. Similarly, caffeine also contributes to the loss of calcium and further interferes with your hormone levels. One cup of coffee a day is reasonable, as is one glass of any alcoholic beverage of your choice (i.e. a glass of wine with dinner).

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