A woman in your 20s? Nutrition, exercise and overall health advice

Our bodies, and our minds change as we go through life. Every decade brings its own physical and mental needs and challenges – so how do we make the most of each one?

How can 20-somethings look after their health? Photograph: iStock

How can 20-somethings look after their health? Photograph: iStock

Áilín Quinlan looks at what women in their 20s should eat, the kind of exercise they need to take, the physical health issues they are likely to face, and the mental health challenges many encounter over this most turbulent of decades.

January is Health Month in The Irish Times. You can find articles, columns, advice and tips at irishtimes.com/health, as well as in print every Tuesday in the Health & Family Supplement.

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