WHY DO I CRAVE SUGAR DURING PERIODS?

November 28, 2017

WHY DO I CRAVE SUGAR DURING PERIODS?

Do you feel hungry on your periods? Does sugar cravings hit your belly? Are you a pooh who is always hungry for honey? Don't worry its natural. Some women crave pasta, rice or bread but most of the women desire for sugary things like candy, chocolates or brownies. During periods your hormonal changes make you crave for particular food items. During menstruation women's body metabolism increases and more calories burn in their body about 15% more than the usual. That's why women feel more hungry during menstruation. The women who are conscious about their figure, this week is the most challenging one for them. As they can't control their cravings during this cycle. 
Followings are the things you craved the most during menstruation cycle:

Chocolates:
Most of the women crave for chocolates which enhances the hormonal activity and fulfill the iron and magnesium activity. Women do not typically crave other foods rich in those minerals during their periods. However, cocoa capsules do stop the cravings. The desire may simply be caused by the pleasant taste and sensations of eating chocolate.

             

Ice cream:
Ice creams also feel you better during periods. You feel comfort by eating ice cream when you feel down, tired, grumpy and stressed. Ice-cream also fulfill your carbohydrate's need which covers up your sugary crave during menstruation. 

           

Cookies:
Cookies also fulfill your sugary requirements during periods. You feel high after fulfilling your carbohydrates need as it lifts up your mood and reduces the overacting behavior during this span.