Forget Midol: More Iron May Stop PMS, Study Says

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Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Women who eat diets rich in iron are 30 to 40 percent less likely to develop pre-menstrual syndrome, or PMS, than women who consume lower amounts, researchers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, report in the American Journal of Epidemiology

Expert quote:

“Iron also helps with preventing fatigue, which is a problem with PMS as well.”

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