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Can I Eat My Period
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
30 minutes or more: Although this is very individualized, some people experience gastrointestinal distress when eating 30 minute prior to exercise. Especially with high protein or high fat meals for various reasons. There is some evidence that ingesting protein in the first thirty minutes immediately after exercise improves muscle growth. ...Read more
Progesterone: Progesterone is highest during this time of the cycle and Progesterone is an appetite stimulant. In fact, persons who are undergoing chemotherapy who lose their appetite, may be sometimes given high dose Progesterone to increase their appetite. I try to 'ignore' those hunger pangs.... And tell myself it's just my ovaries talking so as to avoid weight gain during this time :-). ...Read more
Yes: If you eat enough of anything (including) sweets - you can gain weight at any time during your cycle. ...Read more
I got period on 13th if this month and again 29th . What might be the reason . I eat uncooked wheather it might be the reason?
No: Sometimes body's hormonal rythm can change to cause this....not related to uncooked. ...Read more
Is it okay to let yourself go hungry for a period of time, ie. During meal times. Or should you always eat when you are hungry?
No problem missing : There is no serious issues from eating at regular meal times and not snacking between meals. Eating frequently is a good way to become obese. ...Read more
Is there a way to control your hunger from ovulation to period? I mean I work out a lot and eat lots of veggies but cravings get insane please help?
What r u craving?: I wonder if you have some sort of nutritional deficiency. It is not normal to have overwhelming cravings just because you are in a certain part if your period. ...Read more
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