It’s that time of the month again
A phrase that makes all the khawateen fall into the deepest pit of despair. Okay, maybe it’s not that bad now, right? But what does make the entire period journey every month is the PMS period, commonly known as the Pre Menstrual Syndrome that even the best of us might experience right before a period. With days full of cramps and sore muscles, mood swings that make you want to set the whole world on fire and even the thought of exercising might give you a bad hormonal rush. Give yourself a break and take care of your body during your period by eliminating few and adding some things to your daily diet.
Decreasing your caffeine consumption can help lessen the chances of bloating and similarly, help to quiet down a touchy stomach. What caffeine does is basically churn up an acidic stomach and be unpleasant on touchy digestion tracts. On the off chance that you need a rich-tasting espresso substitute, you can always find a friend in green tea or other forms of herbal teas. Furthermore, caffeine builds up norepinephrine and epinephrine levels inside the body, stress hormones that are accountable for hoisting your circulatory strain and heart rate. Not something that you should be looking forward to during your period now when your body is already under a state of tension, yes?
INCREASE YOUR IRON INTAKE
It’s pretty much understood that your body loses hell loads of iron during your period, in the form of all the blood you lose. A lot of women might turn out to be anemic because of this, because of one good reason: you aren’t replacing the iron your body keeps running out of. Hence, if your meat intake is normal and you aren’t deficient in Vitamin C, you shall be okay. You can take iron supplements as well, they are easily available at local drug stores and if you have any questions regarding which ones are the best, write to us at Nutright.com or visit your family nutritionist.
STACK UP ON FIBER
Want a good stomach with zero bloating during your period? Monitor your fiber intake carefully because fiber is the real MVP here in this regard. It helps your body keep its digestive tract running as perfectly as possible. Fibers are easily found in dry fruits, especially almonds, stuff your pockets with them (winter is coming, guys!) secondly, opt for foods that contain whole grain in them, go for chapaatis instead of rice and you shall be good to go.
EAT LOTS OF FRUITS
You can cut down on carbs all you want butalways remember: fruits and veggies will always be your best buddies especially during your period when all those PMS symptoms might be draining the life right out of you. Not only is this food group an instant energy boost but also accounts for all the major vital nutrients that the body requires in order to function smoothly. Furthermore, whether you are taking whole fruits or fresh fruit juices, you might also be satisfying your elevated sugar cravings during the period, and that too in a healthy manner. Instead of just binging on a tub of ice cream.