Leafy greens, such as kale and spinach, are stuffed with key nutrients that your body needs if it’s going to get through your period without much hassle.
You can add leafy grains to your meals in a variety of ways. What’s only important is that you add them. Whether you include spinach on your pizza or kale in your salad, as long as they’re there, you’re all good.
However, avoid eating too many as they can cause bloating.
Nuts And Seeds
If you usually overlook the little guys, it’s time to start giving them some attention because these super stars will ease you through your period. They are stuffed with fatty acids, minerals, vitamins and protein, all of which you need right now.
Walnuts are especially useful during your period. They are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce inflammation and pain. They also contain beneficial vitamin B6 and magnesium.
Take a bowl of sesame seeds to work with you to reduce cramps. Their magnesium, calcium and zinc content will relax your muscles.
Other beneficial nuts and seeds include brazil nuts, pecans, almonds and peanuts.
Salmon, like walnuts, are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that your relax your muscles, and therefore reduce muscle spasms. They might not eliminate cramps altogether, but they will lower their severity.
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