Nutritional requirements for women

Generally,as well as needing fewer calories than men, women's nutrition have some different requirements than men. The following vitamins and minerals are particularly important to include: Iron, Folic acid, Calcium, Riboflavin;


The extra need for riboflavin placed on the pregnant mother by the fetus has been estimated as 0.3 mg ld. And that needs to meet the riboflavin content of milk and the metabolic cost of its secretion is 0.5mg/d.