In fact, here’s a recent IG Post I made on how to include a Snicker’s candy bar (or any candy!) into your daily routine
*Short tangent before we continue
No food, in itself, has been found to be ‘addictive’ this study confirms. Not even sugar.
“To define addiction, we turn to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR), in which criteria for substance dependence are defined. Sweet and fatty foods are not considered “substances” in the classical sense. Substances are typically interpreted as drugs of abuse such as cocaine, ethanol, heroin, etc.” –Corwin RL, Grigson PS. Symposium overview–Food addiction: fact or fiction?. J Nutr. 2009;139(3):617-619. doi:10.3945/jn.108.097691
So let’s please stop misusing and misrepresenting “addiction.”
6. It’s that time of month… If you get a monthly cycle, there’s a good chance for 3-7 days you’re going to not just crave more calorically dense foods, you’re actually going to NEED more calories during menstruation. In fact, a 2015 study found that not only does your RMR change in accordance with where you are in your cycle but that increased appetite directly correlates with menstruation.
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