To deal with menstrual problems, calcium rich diet is high beneficial. Vitamin D is equally important for the body for such problem. So, intake of calcium and vitamin D rich foods will help a lot. Whole grains, lean protein, fresh fruits and vegetables are another food items that are good for health. Avoid intake of high sugar. Drink plenty of water. Here is a list of some foods that will help you to manage your menstrual problem to some extent.

Vegetables

To Avoid

To Consume

  • Overcooked vegetables
  • Beans, sprouts (in moderate quantity) Cauliflower (in moderate quantity)
  • Broccoli (in moderate quantity)
  • Cabbage (in moderate quantity)
  • Brussels sprouts (in moderate quantity)
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Beet
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Carrot
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Peas
  • Turnips
  • Pumpkin

Fruits

To Avoid

To Consume

  • Banana
  • Prunes
  • Lemon
  • Papaya
  • Pineapple
  • Avocado
  • Cherries
  • Strawberries
  • Figs
  • Apples
  • Mango
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Citrus Fruits like Amla
  • Pear
  • Pomegranate
  • Oranges
  • Grapefruit
  • Lime
  • Bell pepper
  • Kiwi
  • Apricot

Non Veg

To Avoid

To Consume

  • Red meat
  • Dark meat poultry
  • Turkey
  • Cold water fish like mackerel, salmon, tuna, sardines and herring.
  • Lean meat.

Spices

To Avoid

To Consume

  • Red chili
  • Green chili (limited)
  • Turmeric
  • Fennel
  • Fenugreek
  • Coriander
  • Cumin
  • Carom seeds
  • Cinnamon

Legumes

To Avoid

To Consume

  • Lentils
  • Kidney beans
  • Adzuki beans
  • Chick peas
  • Haricot beans
  • Lima beans
  • Black eyed beans
  • Split peas

Other Food Items

To Avoid

To Consume

  • Stale nuts
  • Canola oil
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine products like coffee, chocolate
  • Sugar
  • Cakes
  • Pastries
  • Frozen Food
  • Refined Grains
  • Brown rice
  • Brown flour
  • Tofu
  • Yogurt
  • Oats
  • Rye
  • Millet
  • Buckwheat
  • Olive oil
  • Sesame oil
  • Soya beans
  • Flax seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Cow's Ghee
  • Cashew Nuts
  • Almonds
  • Barley Water
  • Aloe Vera Juice
  • Almond Oil
  • Fish oil
  • Water
  • Corn

With these food items, you can make your menstrual cycle regular. These will help you to deal with your menstrual problems.

Stay healthy, Stay happy.

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