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Foods That Relieve Period Cramps

It’s that time of the month again, and you are absolutely miserable! And even though you wanna cram all sorts of food into your face, did you know that some foods can actually make periods worse? While you are allowed to eat as much as you desire during your period, make sure you eat the RIGHT kinds of foods to relieve that pain.

 

Chamomile Tea

Tea is a great way to reduce stress, body pains, and the mind. Teas medicinal purposes are used throughout many cultures for great reasons. When trying to reduce cramps, make a comforting batch of tea and grab a heating bag. Chamomile tea is the best route to go, avoid teas with too much caffeine.

 

Leafy Greens

Eating lots of greens are vital to sustain a healthy lifestyle, especially on your period. Greens are packed with magnesium and calcium, which can aid to reduce muscle cramping. Eating greens like kale, spinach, and broccoli are a must for a happy tummy.

 

Dark Chocolate

YES! Binge out! Dark chocolate contains antioxidants that are great for your body, and your period! You can eat this on your cheat day and not feel guilty at all, you’re doing your body a favor!

 

Bananas

Bananas are similar to greens in the sense they contain potassium, calcium, and protein to help your body heal and build up some energy! Unlike the energy you would get from caffeine that might worsen your cramps, bananas are a great way to help sustain your mobility so you can get what you need to get done throughout the day.

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