Causes increase appetite during the critical days

The reason for the increase in appetite during the critical days is the change in the overall hormonal levels in the female body. A few days before the onset of menstruation the level of progesterone hormone increases, the body adjusts to the pregnancy and tries to make extra reserves of energy in the form of fat deposits even if a woman is on a diet. Thus, the weight change in the critical days is normal.

When period end, some portion of these reserves goes. However, if you do not control your appetite, gained these days the weight will go away completely. Part of the savings remains in the stomach and sides. To avoid this purchase, a useful habit to weigh yourself before and after your period. The data obtained must write to them then to compare. Making sure that the critical days to slow down the process of weight loss or even promote weight gain, take it calmly, knowing that this is a normal process. You must try to carefully monitor the appetite, the diet and amount of calories eaten during menstruation.

How to eat during menstruation

Try not to eat sweets, pastries and other high calorie products containing "fast" carbohydrates. Their excess is immediately stored in fat. Many women during this period really want to eat chocolate, in this case, you can buy bitter chocolate and treat yourself to a few slices, but not anymore. During menstruation should not drink alcoholic beverages, marinades, pickles, smoked meat, seeds and nuts. Pickles and cured meats in General should be restricted in the diet for 6-8 days before the start of menstruation, because these products increase the water reserves in the body, and this period is characterized by increased accumulation of fluid. To reduce the amount of salt in the diet, add it to the minimum quantity in the finished dish.

It is recommended to consume low-fat dairy products, vegetative food, porridges. Will be useful legumes, boiled potatoes, rice products, which include "slow" carbohydrates. To compensate the loss of iron will help seafood, liver, fish, beef, poultry, eggs, legumes, dried fruits. Will be useful to wheat bran. The natural reaction during menstruation are swelling. Adjust the status light will help diuretic herbs: Basil, dill, parsley, celery. They can be used as a condiment. In the second half of the cycle it is recommended to consume protein products (lean meats and fish, dairy products), and the number of carbohydrates in the diet should be possible to reduce.