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Menstruation tip: Eat iron-rich foods for healthy periods

Every girl goes through a lot of pain and discomfort during periods. It could be about feeling bit low due to severe hormonal changes that happen in the bodyテつor the unbearable abdominlaテつpain that keeps you awake the whole night a day before you get your periods. However, the role of a healthy diet to regulateテつperiods and help you have a smooth-sailing experience the five days of a month cannot be overlooked.テつDr Aruna Kalra, Director and Senior Gynecologist Surgeon, CK Birla Hospital, Gurugram says that not only the body is growing and numerous changes happen in the body during periods, not eating properly can land you in trouble. Here areテつfew things you should eat during periods to make life easier.

When you bleed every month, various minerals and compounds are depleted from the body. The main ingredient being iron. Bleeding depletes the haemoglobin and iron contentテつin the body.テつLack of iron in the body affects the supply of oxygen supply to various parts of the This makes you lethargicテつas your stamina goes for a toss. In severe cases, it can also lead to anaemia. Hence, the only way to deal with it is through a healthyテつdiet rich in iron.

Iron is one of the key nutrients that should be a part of a healthy super diet for periods. A woman of reproductive age group should eat a healthy balanced diet to promote haemoglobin formation in blood and good calcium deposition in bones. Many young girls and women ignore their diet completely and are perpetually anaemic, which further increases the risk of various health complications. Hence, load up your diet with iron-rich foods. Also, rememberテつfor iron tog et absorbed you need to supplement the diet with enoughテつvitamin C. In addition to eating iron-richテつfoods, include fresh fruit and vegetables as these are good sources of many of the vitamins and minerals your body needs during your reproductive years. Do aim to eat at least five portions of a variety of fruit and vegetable a day. Also readテつ10 commonly asked questions about periods answered.

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