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July 29, 2013
Dietary Treatment for Painful Menstrual Periods
Women suffering with dysmenorrhea who switch to a plant-based diet experience significant relief in menstrual pain intensity and duration.
April 29, 2013
Flax Seeds For Breast Pain
A tablespoon a day of ground flaxseeds appears to improve ovarian function and is considered a first-line therapy for breast pain associated with one's period (cyclical mastalgia).
April 24, 2013
Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
Plant-based diets appear to offer relief from a variety of menstrual symptoms, including cramping, bloating, and breast pain (cyclical mastalgia).
October 18, 2012
Wake Up and Smell the Saffron
Even the scent of the spice saffron may reduce stress hormone levels and ease the psychological symptoms of PMS.
October 17, 2012
Saffron for the Treatment of PMS
The spice saffron appears to improve both the emotional and physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
July 27, 2012
Risk Associated With Iron Supplements
Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don't absorb enough, we risk anemia, but if absorb too much we may increase our risk of cancer, heart disease, and a number of inflammatory conditions. Because the..
November 30, 2009
Vegetarian Zinc Requirements
Vegetarians may be at risk for zinc deficiency.
August 22, 2007
Just the Flax, Ma’am
Ground flax seed consumption may decrease breast cancer risk by slowing one's menstrual cycle. It may also control prostate enlargement as effectively as the leading prescription drug.
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