Menstruation or the period is normal vaginal bleeding that a woman has as part of her monthly cycle. Every month, your body gets ready for pregnancy. If there is no pregnancy, the lining of the uterus or womb comes off. The blood in the menstrual blood comes from inside the uterus and is also made of blood.
Many women have unpleasant symptoms during their periods. Some foods can help ease these symptoms, while other foods can make them worse. These symptoms are:
Any of these symptoms can make you not feel good, but adding certain foods and taking away some foods can help.
Here are some of the foods you should eat when you are having your period.
Having water-rich fruits like watermelon and cucumber helps you stay hydrated, so eat them often. As a result, if you eat too many sweet fruits, your glucose levels can rise and then fall. This can cause you to have a low blood sugar level.
It's also a good idea to eat a lot of leafy.
The amount of iron that you have in your body will drop when you have your period, especially if you have a lot of menstrual flow. This can make you tired, hurt your body, and feel dizzy. The iron in leafy green vegetables like kale and spinach can go up if you eat them.
If you want to stay healthy, you should eat fish. Fish are high in iron, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. You can eat iron to make up for the loss of iron that you might have during your period. Also, omega-3s can lessen the pain you might feel during your period.
It is good to eat nuts because they are high in omega-3 fats. They also have magnesium and other vitamins that may help ease some of the pain you feel during your period.
Dark chocolate is both tasty and good for you. It has a lot of iron and magnesium, which are good for your body. People who ate foods that had a lot of magnesium had less severe PMS symptoms, according to research. And it may help to ease the pain you might feel during your period.
You should always drink a lot of water, and this is even more important during your period. Staying hydrated can help you avoid dehydration headaches, which are a common symptom of menstruation.
People who drink a lot of water can also stop their bodies from retaining water and becoming bloated, which makes them look bigger.
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