Brown Rice

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Brown Rice, PMS, Food Cures

This whole grain staple also contains three of the nutrients — magnesium, vitamin B6, and manganese — that can improve PMS symptoms. In concert, these nutrients may help you feel less depressed, irritable, and moody around the time of your period. Complex carbs like brown rice, quinoa, oatmeal, beans, and whole grain pasta seem to be particularly helpful for relieving PMS symptoms.


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