No, unless you’re not eating healthfully. Most people don’t eat enough fruits and veggies, whole grains and healthy fats, so be sure to include veggies and/or fruit at each meal, a lean protein (skinless chicken, beans, seafood and soy products) and whole grains (oats, brown rice, whole wheat pasta/bread) at each meal. Low-fat milk products or alternatives fortified with calcium and vitamin D are also important for health. Finally, many females, especially adolescent girls do not get enough iron from their diet so in addition to eating healthfully, you should consider taking a quality multivitamin and/or a separate iron supplement if your doctor advises you to do so.
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