In a conversation with OoWER, Nutritionist, Food Regulatory and Labeling expert Twinkle Bellani highlights an important issue that women deal with and have questions about.
She has focused on how and why micro-nutrients should be refilled after each menstruation cycle. Read on to know more!
Menstruation is a natural process that all women go through and is a sign of a healthy body. It is essential that women take care of their bodies by providing an adequate amount of nutrients to nourish themselves.
However, one should never ignore the importance of adequate nutrients post menstruation. Our body goes through a series of changes and it is essential that we compensate by filling ourselves with the right amount of nutrients. Thinking what to do? This blog will be your guide!
Important things to take care of:
Your body at all stages needs that love and attention to make you fitter and healthier. Towards the end of your period, your body gets ready to enter the next phase. During this time you experience low energy and to uplift it you just need to refill on the right food sources and pay undivided attention to your body and that will help you get through this.
Live by the mantra: Healthy you are a happy you!
Women lose an adequate amount of blood during each menstrual cycle and it is important to fill up on iron sources to avoid deficiencies in the long run. Iron deficiency can cause weakness, fatigue, dizziness, and can even take the form of Anemia. Each a healthy diet by including iron-rich food in your meal plans to compensate for the blood loss. Foods such as green leafy vegetables, eggs, dried fruits, etc, are rich in iron and must be a part of your everyday meal plan.
B-complex vitamins play a major role in maintaining a healthy body. It nourishes the body by promoting good digestion, uplifts energy, and helps in the growth of red blood cells. The deficiency of this particular vitamin can cause weakness, fatigue, abdominal cramps, nausea, and irritability. Include B-complex vitamin-rich food in your diet like eggs, milk, whole grains and cereals, fruits like banana, watermelon, nuts, and meat.
Vitamin c is an essential vitamin for normal growth and development of the body. This particular vitamin also aids in the absorption of iron. The deficiency of vitamin C can cause anemia, fatigue, and mood fluctuations. Include vitamin C rich food in your diet like bananas, tomatoes, apples, grapes, pineapple, etc.