WHEN YOU HAVE PMS: WHOLEGRAIN BREAD AND EGGS

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Re­searchers be­lieve we crave sweet, starchy food dur­ing PMS be­cause the body uses car­bo­hy­drates to make sero­tonin. But avoid ice cream, dough­nuts and chips as these high-su­gar, high-fat carbs just leave you feel­ing slug­gish.

Choose a com­plex car­bo­hy­drate such as wholegrain bread in­stead and com­bine it with eggs. They’re rich in tryp­to­phan, which is used in the pro­duc­tion of sero­tonin.

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