5 Essential Vitamins You Need to Take Once You Turn 35
There are many nutrients that women fall short on, and chances are you're running low on key ones. Here's what you need to feel good today and decades to come.
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A few fast facts: Women are up to eight times
more likely than men to have thyroid problems, and your risk increases as you age and during and after pregnancy, Wagner says. So, once you're counting 30-something candles on your birthday cake, it's time to think (more) about your thyroid. Studies show
that sufficient selenium is necessary for helping to prevent thyroid disease.
How much to take:
The best way to take your selenium is—surprise!—by eating two Brazil nuts per day, says Wagner. The nuts pack two to three times the recommended daily amount of selenium (55 mcg
), and are a safe way to get the right amount of the mineral, that just happens to be in food form.