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Salad Recipes for Fighting Menstrual Cramps
Are you struggling to find salad recipes that are good for women with painful periods? Look no further! In this section, you'll find a selection of salad recipes starring foods that deliver copious quantities of nutrients that help fight menstrual cramps and pain. But before you get started on these cramp-fighting salad recipes, you might want to explore the page Diet for Menstrual Cramps and the page Foods for Menstrual Cramps which provide more general information about diet and menstrual cramps.
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This super healthy salad is made of ingredients that are bursting with nutrients that help fight menstrual cramps, including vitamin B6, vitamin B3, calcium, zinc, and magnesium. In addition, it contains some omega-3 fatty acids (provided by the broccoli). See the Recipe
Salmon is supercharged with vitamin B3. One study showed that vitamin B3 was effective at alleviating menstrual cramps in almost 90% of symptomatic women. Salmon also contains plenty of vitamin B6 which plays a key role in the synthesis of the neurotransmitter dopamine. Dopamine is thought to promote physical and emotional well-being and reduce pain. Also the carrots featured in this salad are rich in both vitamin B3 and vitamin B6. See the Recipe
In traditional Chinese medicine, ginger has been popularly used as a remedy for menstrual cramps, and a large body of anecdotal evidence from around the world validates the use of ginger as an anti-cramping remedy. See the Recipe
Salmon is brimming with vitamin B3. In one study, vitamin B3 was effective at reducing menstrual cramps in nearly 90% of symptomatic women. However, the exact mechanisms by which niacin alleviates menstrual pain have not been proven. In addition, this salad is rich in vitamin B6 which can reduce pain. See the Recipe
For more recipes that help prevent and control menstrual cramps, please visit the main recipe directory of HealWithFood.org's Guide to Fighting Menstrual Cramps.