Easy Recipes to Try While on Your Period

Hello fellow earthlings!! Can you tell that I’m pretty excited about the post that’s going up today? Well.. who doesn’t like FOOD?! Looking for the perfect recipe to share with you guys have been tough, you can never guess the number of times that my stomach has growled while I scour through the Internet for some…

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5 Foods To Help With Period Cramps

We know that period cramps (dysmenorrhea, the scientific name for menstrual cramps) can make you feel like trading in your healthy food options for foods that are yummy and easy. But as much as we want to suppress the knowledge of this fact, I’m sure most of us know how these unhealthy foods can actually aggravate your PMS…

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About Dang Gui and Menstrual Cramps

Why Do Women Get Menstrual Cramps (Dysmenorrhea)? Menstrual cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea, are caused by contractions of the womb to expel the uterine lining during a woman’s period. These contractions can be so strong that blood circulation to the lower abdomen becomes restricted, that acid builds up in the muscles causing pain. This is also why the…

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Period Symptoms: Cravings and Bloating

Sometimes when you get your period, it is not uncommon to get certain symptoms such as sugar cravings and bloated-ness. Well, not to worry as these are not serious! Why do I get sweet sugar cravings? What does it mean and what can I do about it? Your estrogen is plunging at this time, dear. To…

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6 Healthy Foods to Keep You Happy

Let’s face it. Good food is expensive, especially in a country which imports over 90% of its food from overseas. So as much as we read about how we should really be eating organic blueberries and quinoa, most of us won’t be eating them.   But there are always budget-friendly ways to maintain our health!…

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