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Ms. PMS Dieter

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

The Moody Dieter

Mood swings, hot and cold issues, pain, bloating, headaches, depression, insomnia, breast tenderness, fatigue, nervousness and mental fog are just a few issues that accompany Ms. PMS Dieter.

Daily Diet plays heavily into all of these issues and may be of help in remedying, or at minimum, improving the Ms. PMS Dieter.

Due to pain, Ms. PMS Dieter may find exercise unappealing during Cycle Time, even if studies have shown that exercise works in relieving pain.

If you are the person in pain, itís difficult to be convinced of such because all you really want to do is shut out the lights, crawl into bed and hold a pillow to your tummy.

Hormone imbalances may be a considerable culprit and may also be responsible for weight gain. To correct and remedy, Ms. PMS Dieter should run, not walk to their physician - holding the pillow in place while doing such if necessary.

The fortunate thing about Ms. PMS Dieter types is that there are reprieves between cycles. However, this is also a negative because medical attention may be procrastinated due to the brief reprieves.

Dieting Solutions & Tips for the Ms. PMS Dieter

Because nutrition can influence the severity of PMS, Ms. PMS Dieter should pay careful attention to daily diet.

Here are our picks:

Zinc for prevention of PMS symptoms by including the following foods in the daily diet for PMS relief: Turkey, chicken, lamb, beef, crab, oysters, barley, wheat.

Magnesium for overall alleviation of symptoms by including the following foods in the daily diet for PMS relief: avocados, spinach, almonds, dark chocolate, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, oysters.

Calcium for cramping relief. Include the following foods in the daily diet for relief: Skim milk, cheese, yogurt, broccoli, tofu, legumes, soybeans, salmon, bok choy.

Vitamin B-6 for moods. Include the following foods in the daily diet for PMS relief: Bananas, mangos, avocados, brown rice, potatoes, sweet potatoes, sunflower seeds, pork, chicken, turkey.

Vitamin E for headache, insomnia, depression, breast tenderness, fatigue, nervousness. Include the following foods in the daily diet for relief: Almonds, broccoli, peanuts, brazil nuts, sunflower seeds, mangos, avocados.

Investing in a CD that you enjoy, a comfortable blanket, a snuggly pair of slippers and a soothing drink might also help pamper during times of PMS.

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