New Research: Vitamins and minerals for women: recent programs and intervention trials

Adequate vitamin D and calcium nutrition throughout life may reduce the risk of osteoporosis, and calcium supplementation during pregnancy may reduce preeclampsia and low birth weight. Iron, iodine and zinc supplementation are widely needed for deficient women.

Source: Nutrition Research and Practice, Volume 5, Issue 1, pages 3-10, February 2011.

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