- Foods for PMS Relief : Women suffering from Pre menstrual Syndrome feel tired, disturbed and depressed throughout the day, keeping their routine work out ofMessage 1 of 1 , Aug 1, 2012View Source
Foods for PMS Relief :
Women suffering from Pre menstrual Syndrome feel tired, disturbed and depressed throughout the day, keeping their routine work out of gear, which experience the same in every month and that symptoms could be physical and emotional. The intensity of pain differs from woman to woman but the remedy remains same to all of them. The consumption of coffee and tea, and comfort foods like chocolate bars and skipping of meals would increase the PMS symptoms.
The Senior Clinical Nutritionist, Dr. Shilpra Saklani Mishra, and Fortis La Femme suggested certain foods for PMS relief which cure the same and certain foods to be avoided during PMS Symptoms.
Foods for PMS relief include; adding foods rich in magnesium in the diet controls and lowers the intensity of PMS symptoms. The presence of magnesium helps to regulate the secretion of serotonin, which reduces pain and elevates mood. Magnesium rich foods provide relief from abdominal distress and hot flashes. Beans, cashew, brown rice, sunflower seeds, lentils, spinach are some of the magnesium rich foods. Addition of Vitamin B rich foods provide relief from unnecessary depression and keep you afresh. Nuts like walnuts, almonds, beans, bananas, whole grains and sweet potatoes are some of foods that are enriched with Vitamin B.