A balanced and well nutritious diet is the cornerstone of a good health. In today’s situation women are frequently suffering from various health problems. This is because they are not conscious about their diet because of busy schedules. Especially they should more careful while menopause stage. In general women should take more care about their diet than men. Here are some of the tips to follow for a healthy living. Have more food and green vegetables. Add high fiber food like legumes, beans to your diet. Women are suffering a major health problem like osteoporosis. This happens because of lack of calcium. So include the foods like broccoli, beans, and sprouts. Women loose lot of iron while their menstruation cycle. Boost your intake with iron rich foods such as spinach, almonds, red meat (limited) etc. It is better to limit the consumption of caffeine and alcohol because this results in loss of calcium and they are at high risk of osteoporosis. Though very known tip most of women does not follow this. Eat regularly at frequent intervals at least every two to three hours. Going too long between the meals makes you very tired. Completely stop the consumption of junk food. It is very difficult to most of you but don’t get tempted by their taste. Always choose for the low fat dairy products. Instead of cutting fats completely from your diet make a choice between good and bad fats. Saturated and trans fats are the bad fats which increases the risk of certain diseases. Polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fats are the good fats which contribute for your good health. Include healthy fats to your diet which makes you feel great. Healthy fats are essential for a healthy brain function. The put you in the good mood and make you mentally sharp. Healthy fats are very good for the pregnant ladies. They help in developing the nervous system of the baby. Lack of healthy fats cause dull skin, brittle nails, dry and damaged hair. Foods that include healthy fats are olive oil, olives, nuts, seafood, avocados, seeds like sesame and pumpkin, peanut butter, salmon fish, Walnuts, sunflower seeds and flax seeds. Eat organic foods because pesticides affect the fertility. The role of calcium, magnesium, vitamins play an important role in women’s health. Pregnant women should be more conscious about their diet. Foods like soft cheeses, sushi, raw sprouts, and fish such as tuna contain high levels of mercury which is very harmful
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