Jun 18, 2019
It’s not your imagination.
If you are a woman under the age of 50, chances are that for a few days before your menstrual period, you get food cravings.
Your hunger increases.
Maybe you even feel like you can’t stop eating.
Then your period comes and the powerful appetite recedes.
Yup, it’s hormonal. It’s normal. It’s nothing to fret or be concerned about.
What’s going on that causes changes in hunger and cravings for women during their menstrual cycle?
Should you be worried about this increased appetite and its effect on your weight management efforts?
How about those cravings for chocolate and other pleasure foods?
Listen to learn about how your hormones affect your appetite and energy during the different phases of your menstrual cycle, and how to approach this in a healthy way.