Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Foods Help with Period Cramps

Spectr News Theme Eskanisa Ramadiani
09, May 2019

Experience cramps during the first day of period is a monthly thing for most women. Cramps happen because there is a contraction caused by prostaglandin hormone in uterine wall. These foods you should not miss to help with period cramps.

1. Dark Chocolate

According to research, dark chocolate rich in pain relievers-like ingredients, such as omega 3 and 6, magnesium, antioxidant and flavonoids. It works well if you choose sugar-free or at least less sugar dark chocolate. If you get hooked on sugar during period, you may find yourself feeling moody.

2. Ginger

The anti-inflammatory substance of ginger helps reduce pain and cramps during period. You can drink water or ginger tea for first three days of period. It helps regulate your blood sugar levels, also prevent them getting too low or high. It also helps control your mood.

3. Banana

B6 and potassium substances in bananas help with period cramps. Low potassium levels on your body caused cramps. Besides helps with cramps, bananas also help to eliminate bloating. It is highly recommended to eat a banana during period followed by drinking enough water.  

Eskanisa Ramadiani
Eskanisa Ramadiani