The study found that contraceptive can affect the metabolism and nutrition absorption of the body, and can change the demand of vitamins and minerals. Taking contraceptives for three or four months can cause various vitamin absorption and metabolism disorders. As a result, people’s skin is dry and aging, especially the face is prone to pigmentation, chloasma and weight gain Therefore, women should pay attention to diet and nutrition while taking contraceptives. Supplement the easily missing vitamins from the diet. In daily diet, pay attention to the foods containing vitamin C, B2, B6, folate rich foods, vegetables and fruits.

Contraceptive should be taken with a reasonable diet

The following foods can relieve the discomfort caused by taking contraceptives and supplement the nutrients that are lacking due to taking the pills:

1. Vitamin B6

A few women had similar early pregnancy reactions in the early stage of drug use, such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sleepiness, fatigue, etc., and vitamin B6 can alleviate symptoms. In addition, estrogen in contraceptives can increase the metabolism of tryptophan in the liver, and vitamin B6 is a coenzyme component in tryptophan metabolism. Vitamin B6 deficiency can hinder tryptophan metabolism, and then it can cause the dysfunction of nervous system. Therefore, some women will appear melancholy, pessimism, easy excitement, irritability and other performances after taking contraceptives. The foods containing vitamin B6 are meat, milk, egg, vegetable, malt, liver, peanut, yeast, sunflower, banana, rice bran, etc.

2. Folic acid and vitamin B12

Taking contraceptive can inhibit folate binding enzyme in duodenal mucosa, which is necessary for intestinal absorption of folate, and less enzyme can cause lack of folate. Contraceptives can also cause the body vitamin B12 relatively lack, easy to cause anemia. Therefore, we should eat more foods with folate and vitamin B12, such as animal viscera, shell, milk powder, fish, crab, yolk, green leaf vegetables, meat, beans, fruits, etc. Tea contains rich folic acid and vitamin B12, which can be brewed frequently.


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