No we don’t like it, but somehow it’s part of life for each of us woman folks… so here are some tips that might help you along the way:
Lots and lots of water
Low glycemic high fiber snacks to eliminate munchies and energy swings
Good protein to stabilize energy and blood sugar
Good omega 3 fatty acids
Lots of little meals
Lots of caffeine
Lots of sugar
White carbs… ouch!
Too many liquid calories
EAT! Focus on foods which a have a positive effect on hormone regulation and support.
Wild Caught Salmon (avoid farm-raised when possible).
Kidney Beans – mix with chopped sweet peppers and arugala; add your favorite extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar and you have an EFA power-meal.
Ground Flax and Chia Seeds; add to salads, cereals, baked goods, shakes.
Cauliflower – cook just like you’d make mashed potatoes, add your favorite nut oil for a boost of Omega-3′s, sprinkle with balck pepper and sea salt.