The Lunch That Will Level Out Your Mood
Snapping at your coworkers? Break for a lunch high in omega-3s. These polyunsaturated fatty acids are one of your best defenses against period-induced crankiness. There's an established link between people with depression and a low level of omega-3s, and a 2003 study in the journal Diabetes & Metabolism suggested that these fatty acids keep stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline in check.