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Your health depends on optimal nutrition. Women's Health Network discusses how nutrition, healthy diet, and supplements can support women’s health.

The Women’s Health Network nutritional and lifestyle guidelines. You want to eat healthier, but you’re not sure where to start. This article offers our basic approach to healthy eating and living.

5 ways to get your vitamin d for optimal health. No matter how you are getting your vitamin D, there are important tips to make sure you’re getting – and using – the right amount your body needs. Here’s how.

Eat safe — six simple ways to enhance the quality of your food. Women's Health Network offers tips to help women make sure they’re eating food that’s safe as well as healthy.

Should you take a multivitamin every day? It’s hard to know if your body is getting the specific raw materials it needs every day even when you’re eating a healthy diet. Many women wonder if multivitamins are safe and whether taking them will make a difference. Find out here.

Five Multivitamin myths — should you worry about your vitamins? One minute we're told we all need to take vitamins — the next, that vitamins aren't safe. What's the truth? Women's Health Network sorts fact from fiction about multivitamins for women and the health benefits of vitamins.

5 steps to simplify your healthy eating, by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO. Eating healthier becomes simpler when you start eating foods that are right for you, your lifestyle, your body and your life goals.

Is the food combining diet really best for digestion? by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO. While there’s no evidence that food combining diets actually work, here are my takeaways from the food combining rules that do promote optimal health and digestion.

The dangers of Splenda and other artificial sweeteners. Are you aware of the dangers of Splenda and other popular artificial sweeteners? Here we give you the truth about Splenda, as well as some healthy natural sweetener options to use instead.

Omega-3 fatty acids — essential to health and happiness, reviewed by Dr. Mary James, MD. From conception to old age, every cell in our bodies needs omega-3’s. Learn how omega-3 fatty acids benefit every body system — from the brain to the heart, breast, bones, colon, skin and more, this is one nutrient that can make all the difference to our health, our happiness, and — perhaps best of all — our longevity.

What's the difference between omega-3s, 6s and 9s? Essential fatty acids are keys to good health, but your body cannot make them on its own. Most of us get plenty of certain EFA’s and not enough of others. Learn more about these essential fats so you can understand the differences between them and find.

Tasty Mediterranean diet has it all. Women's Health Network recommends the health-promoting Mediterranean diet.

Antioxidants: what they are and why they are important. You’ve heard the word for years now, but do you really know what antioxidants are? Learn why these tiny little compounds can make a big difference in how you feel and look, and in your overall health.

What is gluten — and why are we so sensitive to it? Gluten contains proteins to which many women may be sensitive without realizing it. Learn more about where gluten comes from, which grains contain it, and some theories for why gluten sensitivity has become a problem for so many.

Is vitamin D deficiency casting a shadow over your health? Some are claiming that vitamin D is a miraculous solution to many health concerns, including depression, heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and others. We’ve used it therapeutically for years. Here’s what you should know.

Health benefits of soy. Learn how to decide whether adding soy foods or supplements to your diet is right for you.

Vitamin D testing and treatment. Information about vitamin D testing for women.

7 healthy food trends and how to make the most of them. It’s wonderful to have new foods to try out, especially if they’re good for you. Do the top trendy health foods live up to their health claims? See for yourself.