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50 Best Foods for Women

Eat This, Not That! Logo By © Provided by Eat This, Not That! of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 59: By Olivia Tarantino and the Editors of Eat This, Not That!Dealing with mood swings, cramps, energy drains, and headaches—not to mention having a job, managing a household, maintaining relationships, and looking impeccably gorgeous while doing it—is all in a day’s work for many women.It might seem like too much to handle at times, but there’s a simple way to alleviate some of these stresses: your diet. While you may not have a choice as to when those debilitating cramps come on, you do have control over what you eat. Everything you put into your body can be a tool in your health-maintaining arsenal, and picking the very best weapons is paramount. The following healthy foods claim big bragging rights by protecting the future you from a variety of women’s health concerns: They can fend off diseases like diabetes, breast cancer, and heart disease; strengthen your bones; fortify your immune system; protect and smooth your skin; and nurture your developing baby, a topic Dr. Jennifer Ashton writes about in our new book Eat This, Not That! When You’re Expecting.Most of these healthy foods might already be in your pantry—but if not, now's the time to load up your shopping cart and supercharge your health. Since there are a lot of nutritious candidates on supermarket shelves, we’ve dug through the science to find out which ones give women that extra edge. Read on to learn about how these 50 delicious foods can be powerful allies for your health and weight loss efforts for years to come. And then double down on your efforts by avoiding these 30 Flat-Belly Mistakes That Women Make, too!

50 Best Foods for Women

By Olivia Tarantino and the Editors of Eat This, Not That!

Dealing with mood swings, cramps, energy drains, and headaches—not to mention having a job, managing a household, maintaining relationships, and looking impeccably gorgeous while doing it—is all in a day’s work for many women.

It might seem like too much to handle at times, but there’s a simple way to alleviate some of these stresses: your diet. While you may not have a choice as to when those debilitating cramps come on, you do have control over what you eat. Everything you put into your body can be a tool in your health-maintaining arsenal, and picking the very best weapons is paramount. The following healthy foods claim big bragging rights by protecting the future you from a variety of women’s health concerns: They can fend off diseases like diabetes, breast cancer, and heart disease; strengthen your bones; fortify your immune system; protect and smooth your skin; and nurture your developing baby, a topic Dr. Jennifer Ashton writes about in our new book Eat This, Not That! When You’re Expecting.

Most of these healthy foods might already be in your pantry—but if not, now's the time to load up your shopping cart and supercharge your health. Since there are a lot of nutritious candidates on supermarket shelves, we’ve dug through the science to find out which ones give women that extra edge. Read on to learn about how these 50 delicious foods can be powerful allies for your health and weight loss efforts for years to come. And then double down on your efforts by avoiding these 30 Flat-Belly Mistakes That Women Make, too!

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