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For a relatively pain-free period cycle, pay attention to your diet

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By Team Lounge
Published Aug 31, 2023

Mint Lounge

It is best to stick to simple, homemade food. A few ingredients can be added to your regular diet to relieve pain and bloating

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EAT: Jaggery (gudd)  It has anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic effects. Chew a small piece of gud to ease pain or cramps

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EAT: Carom seeds (ajwain) Loaded with protein and fibre, carom seeds relieve bloating and cramps. Boil a teaspoon of ajwain in water and drink

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EAT: Fennel seeds (saunf) Fennel seeds aid digestion, have anti-inflammatory properties and aid in regulating female hormones

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EAT: Green leafy vegetables Green, leafy vegetables boost iron levels and counter fatigue and pain

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EAT: Healthy fats like avocado Omega-3, present in fish and avocado, are good to eat when you are on your period

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EAT: Bananas Rich in fibre, bananas help ease bloating and cramps

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