10 Most Essential Nutrients for Women

Iron

Iron is an essential mineral that our body uses in variety of ways. It is responsible for the healthy development and growth, and its lack can lead to sleeplessness, fatigue and a loss of mental alertness. 

In addition, iron is in charge of the transportation of oxygen in our blood to all internal organs. Female physiology makes us more vulnerable to losing iron alongside with blood during our periods. Thus, we need to set off its loss by eating iron-rich foods like beans, broccoli, liver, red meat and kidney.