Why Dark Chocolate Is Your Best Friend During Periods

It is common for women to crave for comfort foods before or during their period. One such comfort food that is dear to most women is Dark Chocolate. Ever wondered why do these cravings even happen in the first place? Psychologists say that the relation of comfort food cravings to menstrual cycles is due to a combination of physiology, psychology and cultural conditioning. Giving in to such cravings is not always recommended, especially if it’s for unhealthy foods such as those containing an excess of caffeine or saturated fats. But dark chocolate is one such craving that you may want to indulge in. Just watch out for the sugar content in dark chocolates. As, many dark chocolates contain 50 to 90 per cent cocoa solids, cocoa butter and sugar.

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