• Endometriosis Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
Diet of Endometriosis

Though scientifically there is no solid evidence of the role diet plays in Endometriosis, certain foods may help in reducing symptoms of Endometriosis.

  • High fiber diet: Include whole grains, plenty of fruits, vegetables, beans, green vegetables, and nuts, etc.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids: Include food rich in omega-3 fatty acids for healthy body. Eat more of fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, sardines, etc. as well as include fish oils, flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds and walnuts in your diet.
  • Iron-rich foods: To combat heavy blood loss in periods, eat food containing good amount of iron like beetroot, green leafy vegetables, dates, apricots, eggs, fish, etc.
  • Alcohol: Avoid alcohol as far as possible.
  • Saturated fats: Avoid foods which contain high amounts of saturated fats like red meat, fast food, processed and packaged foods.