Millions of British women on danger diets

A recent review by health experts based on 110 separate scientific and medical research studies stated that women in the UK are not eating right.

The poor diet in being consumed by all ages and it not limited to only young women. This diet would hamper the health of newborn babies.

Millions of British women on danger dietsAbout 110 published papers covering women's health were reviewed by dietitian Dr Carrie Ruxton and researcher Dr Emma Derbyshire of Manchester Metropolitan University.

It was stated that the recommended amount of minerals and other nutrients through vegetables and fruits were not being taken by girls aged 11 to18.

About 20 per cent of young women aged 19 to 50 were still not getting enough iron, vital for the production of healthy red blood cells.

The recommended amount of EU by health organization was not being taken by 80 per cent of adult women.

Dr Carrie Ruxton from HSIS said, "The quality of a womans diet is fundamentally important across her lifespan, not only during the childbearing years. The diets of UK women are, in general, characterised by high intakes of salt and saturated fat, and low intakes of fruits, vegetables, fibre and oily fish.”