Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Premenstrual Syndrome: Nutrition think !
Headaches, nausea, breast tension, irritability: these problems come back every month a few days before menstruation. They cover 70% of French women who suffer from premenstrual syndrome famous. And if the choice of certain foods could effectively limit these symptoms? Update on recent discoveries in nutrition ...
Before menstruation, physical and psychological disorders can be treated without medication. Calcium, magnesium, essential fatty acids and vitamins come to the aid of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)!
Calcium and magnesium: an ideal combination
PMS evidence is made: consume 1200 mg of calcium per day reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of PMS by nearly 50%! On a daily basis, this represents four dairy products per day (milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese) associated with water rich in calcium. In addition, one study estimated that 200 mg of magnesium per day decreased fluid retention and swelling of 40%. Magnesium also has a calming effect acting in muscle, to limit the PMS cramps, and nervous about the plan, to reduce mood swings.