Diet Plan For Amenorrhea
Amenorrhea, the absence of menstruation or when a woman has missed at least three months of menstrual periods at a stretch that condition is called amenorrhea. This condition occurs due to imbalance of hormones, low levels of haemoglobin and any associated disease. For this a correct, well balanced and nutritious diet which is enriched with iron, folic acid and Vitamin B is an important factor to correct this condition.
Herbal tea / Luke warm Water/ Saunf water/ Soaked alomonds
Broken wheat porridge (Veg Dalia) / Veg Semolina (Veg upma / Veg Vermicelli (Sewian) / Veg poha (Rice flakes) / Chapatti with veg or dal / 1 Egg
Fruit / Coconut water / Sprouts / Steamed Salad
Missi chapatti / Plain chapatti / Vegetable + Dal + Salad
Fruits / Rice flakes snack / Sprouts / Soup (Home-made) / Herbal tea / Juice
Missi chapatti / Ragi chapatti / Vegetable + Dal / Salad (without salt)
Cereals to be consumed
Whole wheat flour, Oatmeal, Whole grains cereals, Porridge, Brown rice, Finger millet flour, Soya flour, Quinoa, Rye, Buck Wheat, Amaranth
Cereals to be avoided
White breads, White refined flour and its products
Vegetables to be consumed
Pulses to be consumed
All Pulses, Legumes, Soybean and its products
Pulses to be avoided
Dried and frozen pulses and limit the use of black gram
Fruits to be consumed
Fruits to be avoided
All canned and packaged fruits and limit the intake of citrus fruits like lemon.
Spices to be consumed
All spices - Fennel, Sesame seeds, Cumin, Carmon, Thyme, Coriander, Turmeric, Less salt, Black pepper
Spices to be avoided
Excessive salt and Chilli
Flesh Foods to be consumed
Egg white portion, Fish, Chicken soup (occasionally)
Flesh Foods to be avoided
All other non vegetarian foods.
Dairy Products to be consumed
Low-fat milk and Yogurt.
Dairy Products to be avoided
Whole milk and Cream, Butter, Full-fat yogurt, Cream cheese, Condensed milk.
Fats to be consumed
Cow ghee, Mustard oil, Sesame oil, Olive oil, Soybean oil, Rice bran oil, Coconut oil.
Fats to be avoided
Unsaturated fats, Cream, Palm oil, Butter, Hydrogenated oil.
NUTS AND DRY FRUITS
Dry Fruits to be consumed
Pumpkin seeds, Raisins, Almond, Walnuts, Prunes, Dates, Figs, Flax seeds, Dried apricot (Soaked ones).
Dry Fruits to be avoided
Cashew nuts, Pistachio, Peanuts.
Other foods to be consumed
Homemade only, Jaggery, Coriander + Mint chutney.
Other foods to be avoided
All bakery products or processed foods, Cakes, Biscuits, Sauces, Fruit jellies, Jams, Mayonnaise, Ice-cream, Cream soups, Dark chocolate, Butter scotch, Coconut bar, Chutneys, Pickles, Junk food, Deep fried foods, Too salty and Spicy foods.
Drinks to be consumed
Vegetable soup, Herbal Tea, Wheatgrass juice, Amla Juice, Carrot juice, Triphala Juice, Cranberry juice, Pumpkin juice, Papaya juice.
Drinks to be avoided
Carbonated beverages, Packaged and Canned fruit juices and soups, Caffeinated drinks, Alcohol, Tea (limited).
- Walk for at least 30-45 min is recommended.
- Whole fruit should be preferred to fruit juices.
- Skipping of meals should be avoided, especially the breakfast
- Water intake should be increased at least 8-10 glasses regularly
- Herbal Tea- Boil ½ tsp each of fennel, coriander, cumin in 3 cups of water till it’s reduced to 1 cup.
- Soaked almonds and dates are good to consume daily.