We are all aware of the time during periods. That crumps and pains make the duration worst. Moreover, the mood swings and cravings make it more likely to lose your mind and want to eat whatever we feel can taste better and make us feel better. But the situation should be just opposite and you should be aware of what you are eating and how is it affecting your body.
If you will eat the right things and in the right amounts, you can surely make this painful phase a bit better. Try not to be too full or too hungry. Be at the moderate levels. Body is losing blood, so we need food which can make us refill our strength.
Here are some foods that can make you feel better, try these and observe the difference.
Green vegetables are rich in Green vegetables are rich in calcium, magnesium, and potassium, and relieve and help prevent menstrual pains. They also ease tension and can relax you. They also contain high quantities of vitamin K, which is needed to prevent excessive bleeding and clot the blood.
Yogurt contains live cultures and active bacteria which promote healthy digestion. It is a very good source of calcium. Consuming twice the average amount of calcium that women take in every day (1300 milligrams, instead of 600) appears to relieve menstrual discomfort. However, sometimes meat and dairy products can cause adverse effects as they contain arachidonic acid, which increases the production of prostaglandins, which in turn cause cramps. Thus, women are better options for non-dairy sources of calcium, such as broccoli, kale, tinned salmon and foods fortified with calcium, such as cereal and juices.
Whole grains also contain B complex vitamins and vitamin E, which helps reduce fatigue and depression. Grains also provide us with a lot of magnesium, which reduces neuromuscular tension. A study carried out by British doctors showed that eating small amounts of carbohydrates every three hours and before bed can help combat premenstrual syndrome in 70% of women.
This can help you more than you can imagine, you even hear it everywhere. Drinking enough water can solve so many problems. It can prevent acne, keep away cramps can help with bloating as well. If you will drink enough water, your body will not retain any liquid and this will surely keep you comfortable and you can keep calm.