Women and Nutrition
Women and Nutrition Symptoms
Poor nutrition can put women at nutritional risk and result in malnutrition and poor health. Eye, hair, nail, mouth, and skin symptoms are among the early outward warning signs of vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
• Low energy • Obesity
• Fragile bones • Extreme weight loss
Related Diseases and Conditions
The major causes of death, illness, and disability in which diet and nutrition in women play an important role include coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, atherosclerosis, obesity, some forms of cancer, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, dental caries (tooth decay), gall bladder disease, dementia, and nutritional anemia.