What is good for women to eat during menstruation?

During menstruation, we must pay attention to strengthening dietary nutrition, and should eat more foods rich in protein, vitamins, iron and foods that are easy to digest and absorb, such as rice noodles, fish, eggs, meat, dates, carrots, fresh vegetables, etc.

Before menstruation: supplement the nutrients required for physiology through diet: B vitamins, as well as vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E.g

(1) Foods rich in B vitamins: wheat germ, pork, soybeans, peanuts, ham, black rice, animal liver, seaweed, kelp, milk, cereals, bananas, walnuts and so on.

(2) Foods rich in vitamin A: animal liver, milk and dairy products, eggs, carrots, broccoli, spinach, lettuce, oranges, apricots, sweet potatoes, etc.

(3) Foods rich in vitamin C: leeks, bell peppers, celery, cauliflower, tomatoes, spinach, cabbage, potatoes, hollandaise beans, citrus, oranges, grapefruit, grapes, strawberries, etc.

(4) Foods rich in vitamin E: wheat germ oil, corn oil, peanut oil, sesame oil, walnuts, melon seeds, kiwifruit, soybeans, spinach, rapeseed, corn, nuts, etc.

What fruits to eat during menstruation is good

Women can choose to eat some fruits suitable for themselves during menstruation, which has a certain help in regulating menstruation.

Frequent consumption of fruits during menstruation can prevent constipation and avoid pelvic congestion, but some fruits with cold properties should not be eaten in large quantities during menstruation, such as watermelon, pears, kiwis, etc.

Women can eat some fruits of temper or heat during menstruation, such as durian, ginseng fruit, lychee, cinnamon balls, jujubes, peaches, cherries, pomegranates and other fruits, which can be exchanged for three kinds of morning, middle and evening every day. If women with heavy menstruation or hot constitutions can also choose to eat fruits with a flat nature, such as apples, grapes, figs, dragon fruits, etc.

What dishes to eat during menstruation are good

1. Cauliflower, carrots

Before and after menstruation, due to the influence of hormone secretion and physical discomfort, women often have some bad mood changes. Vitamin B6 helps synthesize mood-enhancing neurotransmitters and maintains mood stability. Foods such as cauliflower and carrots are rich in vitamin B6, and proper consumption for women can provide a large amount of vitamin B6 for the body to help stabilize mood.

2. Spinach

Some women experience chest discomfort and breast swelling during menstruation. Spinach is rich in vitamin E, which reduces the production of prostaglandins, a substance that can trigger a series of premenstrual pains. Eating spinach is an effective vitamin E supplement that can help relieve pain.

3. Pumpkin

Due to endocrine reasons, women are prone to acne during menstruation. Menstruating women can eat some pumpkin, pumpkin is rich in zinc, zinc can reduce the secretion of skin oil, reduce the chance of infection.

4. Soybeans

Some women are always prone to feeling hungry and have a strong desire for food. Premenstrual intake of foods that contain more calcium, such as soybeans, can reduce hunger, because oestrogen secretion increases, preventing calcium from dissolving in the bloodstream.

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