Why a Vegan or Plant-Based Diet Can Be Bad for Periods

A vegan or exclusively plant-based diet can make periods lighter and less painful, which is good. Over time, however, a plant-based diet can cause irregular periods due by impairing ovulation and leading to low progesterone.

The main problem with an exclusively plant-based diet is that it cannot supply an adequate supply of important nutrients for periods including zinc, iodine, iron, vitamin A, and taurine.

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