To ensure your health would be in a good condition especially in the future, the foods that you consume play an important role in making sure it happens. Consuming healthy food will eventually lead to a healthy body and lower the risk of age-related health issues. Here are some nutrients that women need to take a look and consume daily.

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1. Vitamin B

Vitamin B have their own type which include vitamin B1, B2, B3 and others. All of these vitamins are important as it makes sure that our body cells fully function. For pregnant women, vitamin B is really important as it consists of acid folic that would help to resist any brain and spinal cord deficiency. Other than that, vitamin B can change food to energy, maintain a healthy skin cell and etcetera. Among the foods that consist of vitamin B are milk, cheese, egg, chicken, red meat, tuna and many more.

2. Iron

Iron is considered as one of the essential nutrients since it is needed for transporting oxygen to the whole body, boosting the hemoglobin, strengthening the immunity and reducing fatigue. Lack of iron can lead to anemia which is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the world. On the other hand, it is also important to not over consume it as it would lead to constipation, nausea and even belly pain. Fun fact, iron is actually better to be taken when you consume it with vitamin C as this combination will result in maximum absorption. Get your sources of iron from red meat, tuna, broccoli, seafoods and breads.

3. Vitamin D

It is important to know that some of your supply of this vitamin would come from dairy foods like cheese and milk. Now, Vitamin D acts as a co-partner of calcium which helps with healthy bones development. Other than that, vitamin D would focus on cell growth, reduce inflammation in your body and improve your immune function. But then, consuming a lot of it is not good as it can affect the kidney, lung and heart tissues as well as nausea and vomiting.

4. Vitamin E

For your information, vitamin E is considered as a favorable nutrient taken by many women as it gives a lot of positive impact to their skin and lips. Vitamin E contains a high antioxidant and it can clear your scar, improve your aging, wrinkles and even soften your lips. Other than that, vitamin E can improve the body immune system and create new cells in the body. You can get the right amount of vitamin E by eating foods like hazelnut, avocado, kiwi, broccoli, and any supplement that contain this vitamin. 

5. Magnesium

Magnesium is known to be an important mineral that is required to make the body function properly. It is not owned in your body, hence you have to consume it in your daily meal. This nutrient is important for metabolic processes and other body parts function. As an example, to create energy and build protein like DNA. Magnesium would help in regulating the chemical reactions in your body especially in maintaining the healthy blood sugar and blood pressure levels. Among the sources of magnesium that you can eat are dark chocolate, avocado, banana, salmon and mackerel.

As a conclusion, a healthy diet throughout life would surely promote healthy pregnancy outcomes, support your inner health, skin and physical appearance. Do remember, an apple a day, keeps the doctor away.