Posted on Dec 09, 2008 | Comments 0
During regular menstrual cycle, it is quite common that your body goes through lot of changes due to fluctuation or changes in hormone levels.
So, it will be good for you to keep checking your food habits to reduce the discomfort that you feel during periods.
Here are few foods that you should necessarily avoid during regular menstrual cycle.
Avoid high saturated fats
This is the first and foremost thing you should consider, as and when your regular menstruation or periods start.
Foods that are rich in saturated fats, sugar and also dairy products can aggravate the discomfort during periods.
Chilled drinks or foods
Stay away from chilled drinks such as soda, alcohol, coffee, etc. particularly avoid icy tea. Even milkshakes and ice creams can also worsen your menstrual cramps, especially if you have intolerance towards lactose. Even, it is not advised to eat chilled fruits.
Avoid saline foods
Saline foods certainly aggravate menstrual cramps and increase your fluid retention during menstrual periods. It also worsens bloating and causes severe discomfort. So, try to limit your salt intake during regular menstrual periods.
However, these are only few to mention. Consult your regular health care provider and seek necessary help and diet suggestions to ease discomfort during menstrual periods.
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