Women's Health

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Vitamins, Nutrients and Minerals Every Woman Needs

Best Foods for Your Body

Best Foods for Your Body

You work hard to eat right. You read the labels, buy mostly organic and shop at the farmer’s market when you can. But are you getting all the nutrients your body needs to look and feel its best? Here’s a cheat sheet to the 14 essential vitamins and minerals every woman needs.

(Note: the recommended daily intakes listed here are for adult women. Women who are breastfeeding or pregnant should consult with a healthcare professional before establishing a nutrition plan.)

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By Angela Hiatt, published July 19, 2011. Angela is a Montana-based freelance writer and social media editor.