Trying to whittle down your weight or watch your health? Then try to avoid looking at fatty foods (such as doughnuts and ice cream) during your premenstrual Week 4, for instance, in magazines or on Pinterest. A recent study in the journal Brain Research reveals that your brain becomes more excited by the sight of calorie-rich foods during this phase of your cycle, making them more difficult to resist!
Avoid this over-eating trigger in Week 4
Gabrielle Lichterman, founder of Hormonology® and a longtime women’s health journalist, is leading the growing movement among women to live in sync with their menstrual cycles and know more about all the ways their hormones impact their moods, health and behavior. This is a movement that was launched in 2005 with her groundbreaking book, 28 Days: What Your Cycle Reveals about Your Love Life, Moods and Potential, and her creation of Hormonology®. She offers a variety of tools--including her popular Hormone Horoscope® Apps, free eBooks, infographic "cheat sheets", videos and tips--to share vital information about hormones.