On Your Period? These Are the Foods to Eat (and Avoid)

You can eat your way to clear skin, healthy hair, a better memory and even a happier you. Food really is medicine. But is it better than Ibuprofen? Well, believe it or not, you can even use food to help alleviate the hell that is period pain. Of course, when cramps strike, it can be all too easy to reach for the closest dose of comfort food, but research has found that many foods might be making cramps worse. But conversely, there are also plenty of foods that can help ease the pain too. So below, we've called out the foods to avoid and the foods to stock up on to help you sail through your next period.