Eat right during menstruation

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Sudden mood swings, uncontrollable food craving and constant irritability, are few problems all women faces during their menstruation cycle. Even if you are not fond of chocolates or chips, you may suddenly enjoy eating a large quantity of such foods. Strange but true, during periods the abnormal behavior of our body hormones affects the normal functionality of our body.

Therefore if you are not feeling well during periods and you are not sure what to eat. Just read the information given below and follow minutely. This will help you in maintaining good health during periods.

What to avoid in periods?

You are forever hungry during your special days. But you must know what to eat, and then only you will feel better:

  • Avoid sugar. Sugar boosts the blood sugar level in the body.
  • Avoid food that contains high fat.
  • Do not eat meats
  • Do not consume caffeine as it causes irritation in stomach
  • Eat less salt
  • Avoid fast foods as much as you can
  • Say no to alcohol. It will cause headache.

Eat Healthy Eat Right during periods

Eat healthy to reduce the pain during the periods.

  • Consume lots of green vegetables. This provides magnesium which helps the body to fight headache and stomach cramps.
  • You will feel weak due to loss of blood. Hence eat iron in any form.
  • Add tofu, peanuts, bean, spinach, salmon, and walnuts in your diet.
  • Eat Omega 3 Fatty acid containing food. You should consume salmon, flaxseed and walnut.
  • Vitamin B complex provides serotonin to the body. Serotonin reduces stress and tension due to constant mood swing. Eat loads of oat meal and potatoes. These will help you feel better.
  • Eat lots of fresh fruits, green vegetables and whole grain foods. They give the required amount of complex carbohydrate needed by the body. And reduces the craving for sugar and sweet items.
  • Eat spicy food. Spicy food helps in proper blood circulation of the body.

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