Due to the deficiency of vitamins and minerals for women first created a bad mood, decreased concentration, menstrual disorders and tendency infection. Shortly afterwards, resulting complex disorders and the development of specific diseases.
Today manifold processed foods contain a lot of fat and sugar, but very little of biologically active substances, which are necessary for the proper and balanced functioning of the body. Billions of biochemical processes can be properly carried out only in the presence of over 40 biologically active substances, which are eleven vitamins, six minerals, trace elements fourteen, more essential amino acids and fatty acids. Given that 70 percent of industrially processed, ingredients that are used do not contain enough of these substances, our metabolism, but also all organic systems, to work with half the power.
Vitamins are food ingredients vital to the growth and development of the organism, although they are present in very small quantities. Vitamins should be administered regularly with food, because most vitamins are no spare depots in the body. They have a diverse role in the body, and their absence causes a range of disorders that are described as hypovitaminosis and avitaminosis.
They were divided into two large groups: fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K) and water soluble vitamins (vitamin B complex, folic acid and vitamin C). Vitamins D and K, and folic acid, are of particular importance to women’s health.
The most important minerals for women’s health are calcium and magnesium.
Calcium, has a pivotal role in bone and participates in many vital reactions in the body. The bone is about 95% of the total amount of calcium in the body, and in everyday metabolism consumes slightly less than one gram of calcium. Because the daily requirements for calcium, about 1 gram, and in women during pregnancy and during breast-feeding should be twice as much calcium, about 2 grams.
Magnesium, has long been neglected, or more recently, is the focus of academic and general interest. It is believed that the most effective magnesium mineral substances against stress. Soothes irritated nervous system and strengthens the cardiovascular system, improves mood, helps with migraines and reduces the incidence of nocturnal leg cramps. When a woman has a particularly favorable effects during before menstrual syndrome in pregnancy. Recommended intake of 300 mg of magnesium daily, and in situations of increased need advise more than twice the amount.