PMS includes a range of physical and emotional symptoms that many women may experience in the lead up to their menstrual cycle.
Physical symptoms of PMS can include fatigue, acne, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, breast tenderness, food cravings, digestive upsets, fluid retention, headaches and/or migraines and emotional symptoms may include irritability, moodiness, teariness, depression and/or anxiety.
Foods/Choices to Include:
- Unprocessed plant-based foods including fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds, unrefined oils and organic/grass fed animal protein or organic/non GMO tofu, low-fat organic dairy products
- High fiber vegetables: Broccoli, cauliflower, artichokes, kale
- Whole grains: Popcorn, quinoa, wheat berries, brown rice
- Healthy fat: Avocado, nuts and seeds, unrefined oils (avocado, flaxseed and olive oil), wild fish
- Vitamin B6 rich foods: Sunflower seeds, pistachio nuts, bananas, avocado, spinach
- Magnesium rich foods: Nuts and seeds, dark leafy green vegetables (Swiss chard, seaweed, watercress)
Calcium-rich foods: Dark green vegetables, nuts and seeds, non-dairy milk
- Diuretic foods and herbs: Parsley, watercress, dandelion greens, celery seeds or leaves, fennel, green tea
Foods to Avoid:
- Full fat dairy
- Grain-fed or conventional meats
- Refined or processed carbohydrates
- High sodium foods (more than 250 mg per serving)
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