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A healthy diet is one that provides you with all the necessary nutrients to keep your body as healthy as possible, or to help it heal if you are living with or recovering from an illness or injury. The basics of a healthy diet are the same for both men and women, but a woman’s body has unique needs.
Women’s health specialists at Dignity Health understand the importance of a healthy diet. To learn more about creating a plan for eating a healthy diet in Sacramento or the surrounding areas, Find a Doctor at Dignity Health.
There are conditions specific to women and there are conditions that may affect more women than men. These may all require different changes to your diet. Some examples include:
Old habits can be hard to break, and eating a healthier diet may be challenging for some women. If you are not sure about how to approach eating a healthier diet, speak with your doctor or nurse practitioner at Dignity Health, and ask for a referral to see a dietitian. Our expert dietitians can assess your current eating habits and nutritional needs, and advise you on the types of foods to buy and even how to prepare them.