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Britt Martin
White Dress? Don't Stress.

White Dress? Don't Stress.

At Food Period, we talk about seed syncing as a tool that can help women address hormonal issues, like amenorrhea, PCOS-related symptoms, and painful periods. Many women are prescribed hormonal birth control as a "solution," before discovering natural alternatives like seed syncing. Another common use of hormonal birth control is to "skip" periods altogether; athletes are known to use the pill to avoid their period during competitions and some ladies adjust their cycles for big events, like a wedding or major speaking engagement. But better than using synthetic hormones to switch up your cycle, a New York naturopathic doctor explained...

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Jenn Kim
Moon Festival

Moon Festival

Although, in North America, there have always been circles of women who gather to honor the ebb and flow of the moon, connecting with lunar cycle was arguable regarded as a little “woo woo” until recently. But Full Moon rituals and New Moon gatherings have now become a more integral part of health and wellness culture in the United States. And for good reason. Women’s menstrual cycles are historically linked to the lunar cycle- it’s why we call our energy bites ‘Moon Bites’. And women experiencing amenorrhea- missed periods for three months or longer- or irregular cycles, can use the...

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Jenn Kim
Yoga Poses for Period Cramps

Yoga Poses for Period Cramps

When we surveyed hundreds of women about symptoms they had during their periods, 72% reported experiencing cramps, 68% said bloating, and 56% told us hormonal acne. With cramps topping the list, Food Period has compiled our five favorite yoga poses to help you instantly relieve your monthly cramps. These poses are more gentle and have been recommended by numerous yoga teachers to help. So before your resort to painkillers this month, try these poses first!   Janu Shirasana (One-Legged Forward Bend)Massages the abdominal organs and lower back. Step 1: Sit on the floor with legs stretched out in front. Step 2: Bend the...

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Use These Functional Foods To Reduce PMS Symptoms

Use These Functional Foods To Reduce PMS Symptoms

Learn about which foods to add to your diet to help reduce PMS symptoms, naturally.

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