Can food help you get rid of PMS and the discomfort of a period?

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We spoke to Rosanne Lombard, a registered dietitian and nutritional solutions expert.

She says: "Due to moodiness and irritability that is associated with PMS, most women tend to opt for the unhealthier food choices, which may actually worsen PMS."

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