Essential nutrition for good healthWhile eating healthy is essential for both the sexes, men and women have different dietary requirements. Here are some foods that every woman must include in her diet…Flax seedsHave flax seeds daily for overall good health. They are a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids and are known to reduce the risk of heart disease and breast cancer. They also have anti-inflam-matory properties that prevent arthritis, apart from digestive properties which help ease irritable bowel syndrome.SalmonNot only is salmon rich in iron, which is usually lacking in women, but it is also full of omega-3 fatty acids, known to im-prove your mood. Experts say that omega-3 helps treat depres-sion and prevent mood swings.CranberriesCertain studies over the years have found a link between eat-ing cranberries and how it reduces the risk of breast cancer and heart disease. Also, they have the ability to prevent and cure urinary tract infections. Have a glass of cranberry juice every other day.SpinachWhile this might not be a much-loved food, spinach is packed with a host of vitamins, minerals and high amounts of magne-sium. And magnesium is known to help reduce the physical symptoms of PMS like swelling, breast tenderness, bloating and weight gain.WalnutsExperts say that walnuts have omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and phytosterols — all important in reducing the risk of breast cancer. The high omega-3 content also helps bone health, ar-thritis and depression. Walnuts also comprise nutrients like calcium, magnesium and folic acid.OatsOats are bursting with health-boosting nutrients, great for fe-male health. They keep your heart healthy, are great for diges-tion, keep blood pressure levels in check and also contain vita-min B6, which helps prevent PMS and mood swings. Another component — folic acid — prevents birth defects in babies and is essential for women during and after pregnancy.
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