Plant-based diet for dizziness

Suitable diet for dizziness

A diet rich in vitamins and minerals from natural plant foods can help improve other diseases that can cause dizziness.

Sometimes dizziness is related with hypertension, hypotension or arteriosclerosis. Controlling these anomalies can avoid dizziness symptoms.

– More information about hypertension diet

– More information about hypotension diet

– More information about arteriosclerosis diet

Remedies for dizziness

Suitable foods for dizziness

Among the most interesting foods for vertigo are:

  • Vitamin B for dizziness : Vitamin B is a powerful antioxidant that prevents the negative effects of free radicals on the nerves, brain an ear. It has been proved that patients with vitamin B deficiency generally show vertigo or dizziness symptoms.

Whole cereals are especially rich among plant foods containing this vitamin. (rice, wheat, oats, etc). Other foods are legumes (soy, peas, broad beans, lentils or dried beans, etc.) or nuts. (walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, etc)

  • banana
    Bananas are high in potassium, phosphorus and magnesium.

    Niacin or Vitamin B3 for dizziness: Small Deficiencies of niacin can manifest as nervous system disorders such as nervousness, anxiety, depression, insomnia, etc.

  • Potassium for dizziness : It is particularly interesting to eat those foods rich in potassium to avoid its deficiency which can cause this anomaly.

Foods very rich in potassium are lettuce, potatoes, or tomatoes. Other plants rich in potassium are borage, spinach, asparagus, peas and fruits such as peaches, apricots, grapes or bananas.

  • Iron for dizziness : anemia is one of the diseases causing vertigo or dizziness. Anemia is characterized by a lack of iron in the body. Foods rich in iron are celery, corn, nuts, peas, spinach, chicory, carrots and cucumbers.

Non-suitable foods for dizziness

Among the non suitable foods for dizziness we can consider:

  • Alcohol, coffee, tobacco and other drugs can encourage the occurrence of dizziness.
  • High-fat food and cholesterol-containing food: High-fat food, especially from animal origin, can favor cholesterol and bad circulation. You’d better choose a low-fat diet and avoid those food containing too much cholesterol.
  • Salty food: Salt can increase blood pressure and contribute to vertigo or dizziness sensation. (You can consult how to practice a low-sodium diet)

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

21 November, 2020

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