16 things women in their thirties should eat

I'm 30, already?

1. Soy protein

When you’re past the twenties, the health tips that you didn’t bother with before suddenly become this huge factor in your life. Cholesterol may not be an issue even now, but you better be armed. Soy protein helps to lower bad cholesterol levels Tofu, for instance, embodies soy protein.

tofu for women

2. Whole grains

Are there times when you fell a little queasy at the stomach? Not to worry, there’s a solution.

Whole grains are high in fiber and will never allow you to have any digestion problems. Brown rice, bran flakes or breads, incorporate it wherever you can.

whole grain bread

3. Fortified cereals

Not only are they colourful and kids friendly, but they’re also a reservoir of vitamins and minerals.

fortified cereal for women

4. Oranges 

Pregnant women crave for ice cream but it oranges you should be focusing on. The folate packed in an orange is extremely beneficial to the baby bump. And here’s a proven solution to keep the wrinkles at bay; the vitamin C in oranges helps to improve skin colour and texture.

oranges

5. Beans

 It’s good for the waistline and prevents many diseases. It is a ‘superfood’ that is rich in proteins and antioxidants. You only read ‘good for the waistline’, didn’t you?

blanched beans

6. Cranberries 

Cranberry juice can help you lose weight just be drinking it. Sounds like you’ve hit the jackpot, right?

With cranberries you’ll not be a victim of urinary tract infections, that’s a guarantee.  It also help in promoting cardiovascular health.

cranberries

7. Nuts 

Nuts are fighters. acne fighters. Nuts may be tiny but they pack a decent amount of proteins, calcium and vitamins in them. As a bonus, they also help in lowering cholesterol levels.

nuts for women

8. Green vegetables (from kale, bok choy to dark lettuces) 

You’re a big girl now, and you have no choice but to eat your greens.

Fiber nutrients are a must for everyday diet. You’ll need at least three-servings of green vegetables for maintaining good health.

green leafy vegetables for women

9. Citrus fruits 

Do you know what your fruit basket is missing?

Fruits. And the basket.

Next time you visit the supermarket, reach for some limes, grapefruits and tangerines. They’re packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants which lower the risk of coronary diseases.

citrus fruits for women

10. Strawberries 

Make way for the all-rounder.

The queen of fruits is low in calories and high in fiber. It has anti-aging properties and is good for bone health.

strawberries for women

11. Green and red pepper

Carotenoids and Vitamin C have made pepper a vital part of women’s diet. Red pepper, especially, is ranked among the top ten food that are vital for your body. And here you thought it was just for taste.

red and green cpasicum

12. Kiwi and guava

Mood swings?

Ouch.

And that’s where kiwi and guava come into the picture. Women who have a diet rich in iron are less likely to report symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome.

 

kiwi

13. Greek yogurt 

Did someone say low-fat diary product? This calcium rich, multivitamin food is excellent for rejuvenating and promoting healthy skin. 

greek yogurt in panna cota

14. Dried apricots

Dietary fiber and potassium are quintessential for a women, especially when they are in their thirties. Apricots offer more than just a sweet snack, they also help you in losing a few pounds!

dried apricots

15. Swiss chard

It has phytonutrients and 13 different antioxidants. Start cooking it now!

swiss chard

16. Water

 And it is back to the very basics.

It’s not food, but that doesn’t mean it should be taken for granted either. 8-10 glasses of water a day can help with digestion, weight loss and improving the appearance of your skin.

water glass

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