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  • Dietary Treatment for Painful Menstrual Periods
    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.
  • Flax Seeds For Breast Pain
    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).
  • Plant-Based Diets For Breast Pain
    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).
  • Wake Up and Smell the Saffron
    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.
  • Saffron for the Treatment of PMS
    Saffron for the Treatment of PMS
    The spice saffron appears to improve both the emotional and physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
  • Risk Associated With Iron Supplements
    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...
  • Vegetarian Zinc Requirements
    Vegetarian Zinc Requirements
    Vegetarians may be at risk for zinc deficiency.
  • Just the Flax, Ma’am
    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.