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8 Essential Vitamins and Minerals for Women

8 Essential Vitamins and Minerals for Women

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.

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  2. Iodine. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. June 24, 2012. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Iodine-QuickFacts/
  3. Iron. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. Aug. 24, 2007. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Iron-HealthProfessional/?print=1
  4. Magnesium. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. July 13, 2009. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Magnesium-HealthProfessional/
  5. Vitamin B12. Quick Facts. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. June 24, 2011. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminB12-QuickFacts/
  6. Vitamin C. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. June 24, 2012. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminC-HealthProfessional/
  7. Calcium. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. Aug. 1, 2012. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminD-QuickFacts/
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