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The Best Vitamins for Women

Best Vitamins for Women

Written by Vesna Manasieva, BSc Alternative Medicine; MSc Pharmacology

While it’s possible to get all of the vitamins and minerals from a carefully selected food and a nutrient-rich diet, research shows that many women still experience at least one type of nutrient deficiency, if not more. There are 13 vitamins important for women’s health—including Vitamin C, A, D, E, K and the B Vitamins (such as Thiamine and Vitamin B12), plus a number of important trace minerals and fatty acids. It’s believed that around 30 percent of all women are deficient in one or more of these vitamins and minerals, and for many women the risk only increases with age. Read more