1.Calcium- The levels drop with advancing age and therefore women should consume ample amount of calcium.

2.Vitamin D- It helps in metabolising calcium.

3.Iron- Women require twice the iron as men do to prevent anaemia.1

4.Vitamin B9 or Folate- Women who are planning pregnancy must take this vitamin. Besides, it also cuts down cancer and heart disease risk in women.

5.Omega-3 Fatty acids- It is great for skincare and hair care along with overall health. These also promote a healthy pregnancy.