8 Essential Vitamins for Women

Living an active lifestyle can take a toll on your body, and it can be hard to make sure you’re getting in the proper vitamins to sustain your health. If you’re prone to getting sick or if you’re feeling sluggish lately, it could be because you’re experiencing a nutrient or vitamin deficiency. 

Eating a well-rounded diet including proteins, carbs and plenty of colorful fruits and vegetables is an important place to start. But if you really want to keep your body running at its optimal level, then getting educated on the most essential vitamins your body needs and where to find them is especially important.

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Nikki Chavanelle is one of ACTIVE's Fitness and Nutrition editors. As a former intramural rock star at SMU and current sports junkie, Nikki claims she peaked in college. Follow Nikki on Twitter for fitness and sports chatter.

Nikki Chavanelle is one of ACTIVE's Fitness and Nutrition editors. As a former intramural rock star at SMU and current sports junkie, Nikki claims she peaked in college. Follow Nikki on Twitter for fitness and sports chatter.

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