The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition will publish a research article this May that supports the reduction of PMS symptoms in women who had a high nutritional intake of vitamin B1 (thiamine) and vitamin B 2 (riboflavin). The researchers found that women experienced a significantly lower risk of experiencing PMS symptoms when they consumed foods rich with these B vitamins.
Foods that are rich in Vitamin B1 (thiamine) include:
– Sunflower seeds
– Kidney beans, black beans, dried peas, lentils, lima beans
– Flax seed
Foods that are rich in Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) include:
It’s great to see established scientific journals publishing research on the benefits of nutrition!
When it comes to PMS, it’s true that the healthier, more whole some a woman’s diet, and the more plant based foods she eats, the less she is prone to experiencing PMS. This is especially so for women who consistently eat a nutritious diet.
For more guidance and individualized solutions and recommendation for reducing PMS symptoms, visit with a licensed Naturopathic Doctor.