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One of the most important, and sometimes overlooked, aspects of women’s health is a healthy diet. A diet rich in nutrients is essential for proper growth and development, as well as for fending off illness and disease at every stage of a woman’s life. Eating healthy foods can also help your body heal faster. While the basics of a healthy diet are the same for men and women, the dietary needs for women are unique.
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There are many conditions specific to women, and many issues that affect women more than men. Each of these may require specific changes to a women’s diet.
Examples of times when dietary changes are especially important for women are:
If you are interested in finding ways to adopt a healthy diet, speak with a women’s health specialist at Dignity Health. Together, you can talk about any challenges you may be facing, ways to approach a healthier diet, and whether a referral to a dietician could be helpful. A registered dietician can evaluate your current eating habits and help you create a nutrition plan customized to your specific needs.
Dignity Health offers nutritional counseling and individualized guidance on women’s dietary needs in Arizona, as part of our women’s health services.