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Periods and Food;

Okay got a question for you ladies..

When you are having your period or it’s leading up to it start do you get like super hungry and just want to eat everything ?

Cause every time it’s the week before and week of the period I always get really hungry and just want and do eat everything .. or am I just alone in this

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Oh yeah! For sure! I get so many cravings and can’t get full on the week before. I think most women do

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Feel like I could eat a whole fridge of food 😂

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That’s how I feel too. Be careful to not overeat though

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Ur deff not alone! Anything salty I go for the week running up to my period. I always struggle with my dieting around that time to.

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I know I’ll have like my lunch or whatever and still be super hungry afterwards I’m trying to be healthier with my binge week like today I’ve tried snacking on fruit as well as the odd packet of crisps or chocolate bar

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I'm sure it's to do with hormones because when I was on the mini pill I had this every day and it was horrific, like just eating a meal and being so hungry minutes later that it was physically painful!

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It’s gotta be x

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Hi, a nutritionist I know tells me it is normal to have carbohydrate craving premenstrually. She believes it’s important to let ourselves eat a bit more and that not doing so contributes to premenstrual tension. I have followed her advice! Much easier than resisting. I usually find my appetite drops off when my period actually comes, so it sort of evens out.

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That’s what I fine i can eat like a horse when I’m on but when I’m off I don’t eat that much ... so kinda balances out x

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I definitely have this! I’m on Prostap at the moment so no periods but definitely have had this when I had periods xxx

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At least I’m not alone with this

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Oh god !! Im like a human dustbin, my husband always says to me “ u due on soon?” Lol

I literally eat anything but i am such a clean eater , i have ibs problems and am dairy, gluten and yeast intolerant but as soon as im due on i just eat all 💩 basically! Crisps chocolate !!!

But then as soon as i come of im back to normal

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ME!

I try to snack healthier but nothing bears a packet of crisps or a chocolate bar 😂

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Oh crisps are

My fav i literally cannot stop myself when it comes to a pack of ready salted!

Which it used to be cadburys chocolate so at least i got a bit healthier 😂

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