Nutrition for Women

Nutrition is important throughout the life span.

We all know that it is important to eat a balanced diet to ensure that we remain as healthy as possible. There are certain vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that are more difficult to get in the right amounts due to the amount that we need or the types of food that we like (or don't like) to eat. It is not easy to know which nutrients are most important and to include them in our diet.

A few key nutrients required throughout the lifespan are provided below. Additionally, taking a high quality vitamin (prenatal vitamin during pregnancy, like DuetDHA Balanced) can help ensure you get the essential nutrition you (and your baby) need.

Are you getting enough? Choosing the right prenatal vitamin can help make sure you do.

Key Nutrient Function

Vitamin A

Supports healthy skin, eyesight, bone growth, and immune system. Recommended Dietary Allowances. 10th Edition

Vitamin D

Helps the body absorb calcium from the digestive tract and builds bones and teeth Iodine Key nutrient affecting
hormone processes that support. Recommended Dietary Allowances. 10th Edition

Folic Acid

Helps the body absorb calcium from the digestive tract and builds bones and teeth Iodine Key nutrient affecting hormone processes that support. Recommended Dietary Allowances. 10th Edition

Iodine

Supports brain, heart, kidney and muscle development. Food and Nutrition Board

Iron

Helps carry oxygen to the cells and to the developing fetus. It also helps to prevent anemia.
Food and Nutrition Board

Omega-3 Long Chain Fatty Acids

Important for adult heart health and for healthy brain and eye development in infants. Kris-Etherton