Women's Health

There are many facets to maintaining women's health. The most common issues are addressed below.

General Women's Health

PMS Diet can be important in alleviating PMS-induced depression, moodiness, breast tenderness, headaches, abdominal cramping, and insomnia. Recommended are:

Magnesium
Vitamin B6
Vitamin E
Zinc
Calcium

Urinary Tract Infections Cranberries help acidify the urine, which can prevent bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract. Foods high in vitamin C work synergistically with cranberry to protect against UTIs.

Breast Health For breast health, the following vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and foods are recommended:

Vitamin E
Iodine
Magnesium
Vitamin B6
Omega-3 Fatty Acids


Infertility Vitamins, minerals, foods, and phytochemicals that may have a positive impact on fertility include:

Folate
Vitamin C
Vitamin E
Selenium
Zinc
Iron
Vitamin B12
Beta-Carotene
Flaxseed Oil

Vaginal Yeast Infections To avoid yeast infections, include the following in your diet:
Yogurt
Garlic
Vitamin C
Fructooligosaccharides (FOS)
CAY-1


Perimenopause Younger women who are beginning to experience symptoms of menopause may be able to control their symptoms through diet. Recommended are:

Calcium
Magnesium
Vitamin E
Soy Isoflavones
Iron
Vitamin C


Menopause The following are recommended to help relieve menopause symptoms:

Vitamin E
Phytoestrogens (particularly isoflavones)
Food containing the amino acid tryptophan
Calcium


Osteoporosis Strong, healthy bones are essential for preventing osteoporosis, and dietary factors at every age promote bone health. The following are recommended to build and maintain strong bones:

Calcium
Vitamin D
Vitamin K
Vitamin C
Magnesium
Boron
Zinc
Vitamin B12
Vitamin B6
Folate (Folic Acid)



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