Pooja Makhija Approved Foods For PMS Pooja Makhija Approved Foods For PMS


Hindustan Times


By Neha Yadav
Published Mar 19, 2023

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Pooja Makhija Approved Foods For PMS

If you are dealing with premenstrual syndrome, then here are some nutritional tips shared by celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija in her Instagram post

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Cruciferous Vegetables

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The dietician said that Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, etc are packed with fibre that keeps constipation at bay

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She added that these vegetables are rich in vitamin B6 which helps reduce water retention. They are also packed with calcium and potassium

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Pumpkin Seeds

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Makhija said that pumpkin seeds help manage PMS symptoms as they are rich in magnesium that helps improve mood and lowers water retention

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The nutritionist added that pumpkin seeds are also rich in zinc and omega-3 that help maintain a calmer period

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She listed almonds as a good source of magnesium that help soothe menstrual cramps. She added that they also help improve sleep

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Ajwain (carom seeds)

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The celeb dietician suggested boiling 2 glasses of water with 2 tbsp of Ajwain in it. She advised taking small sips of this drink throughout the day to help soothe menstrual pains

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Methi (fenugreek)

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Makhija recommended soaking 1 tbsp of methi overnight in water and having  it the next day to reduce chest soreness, and water retention during your periods

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