Dr Bandita Sinha, consultant gynaecologist and obstetrics, Fortis Hospital and Apollo Clinic, Navi Mumbai, suggests diet tips to manage painful menstrual cramps.
STRICT NO-NO: Foods containing caffeine – chocolate, caffeinated soda, tea and coffee. Fatty, spicy and fried foods. Salty and sour foods containing high amounts of sodium – pickle, canned food, chips, snacks, salted popcorn and food made with sauces. Sugary foods like candy. Dairy products like milk, cheese, buttermilk and yoghurt. Red meat. Avoid taking painkillers.