Whole grains, proteins best for women to lose weight

Eating a well-balanced diet that provides all the essential nutrients required by the body can help women keep in shape, researchers say.

Women have some special nutritional concerns depending on how old they are and what stage of life they are in, Fox News reported.

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Thus, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association or ADA) has recommended a healthy daily diet for weight maintenance which includes whole grains (three 1-ounce servings), dairy (three fat-free or low-fat servings), protein (five to six ounces of lean meats or other proteins), fruit (two cups) and vegetables (two-and-a-half cups)

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