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Foods That Help During Menstruation.


During menstruation, many women have unpleasant sensations. Some foods can help to alleviate abdominal cramps, headaches, nausea, fatigue, bloating, mood swings, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, headaches, nausea, fatigue, bloating, mood swings and diarrhea

Adding specific items to your diet can help you feel better if you have any of these symptoms.

1. Ginger

Ginger is well-known for its emmenagogue properties. Menstrual abnormalities can be prevented by include ginger in your diet on a regular basis. To induce periods, mix grated ginger with a teaspoon of honey. If you're having trouble with your periods, make sure you're getting enough ginger.

2. Tumeric

Turmeric is also an emmengagogue which can stimulate blood flow in uterus and pelvic region. Turmeric has antispasmodic effect on the body, which expands uterus and induces menstruation. To reduce menstrual irregularities, turmeric latte regularly.

3. Fruits

Water-rich fruits, such as watermelon and cucumber, are great for staying hydrated. Sweet fruits can help you curb your sugar cravings without eating a lot of refined sugars, which can cause your glucose levels to spike and then crash.

4. Leafy green vegetables

It’s common to experience a dip in your iron levels during your period, particularly if your menstrual flow is heavy. This can lead to fatigue, bodily pain, and dizziness.

Leafy green vegetables such as kale and spinach can boost your iron levels. Spinach is also rich in magnesium.

5. Fish

Rich in iron, protein, and omega 3 fatty acids which makes it nutritious to add to your diet. Consuming iron will counteract the dip in iron levels that you might experience while menstruating.

6. Dark Chocolate

A tasty and beneficial snack, dark chocolate is rich in iron and magnesium. A 100-gram bar of 70 to 85 percent dark chocolate contains 67 percent of the recommended daily intake (RDI) for iron and 58 percent of the RDI for magnesium.

7. Nuts

Most nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and they’re a great source of protein. They also contain magnesium and various vitamins. If you don’t want to eat nuts on their own, try nut butters or nut-based milks or add these ingredients to smoothies.

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