Women's Health—September 12, 2016
Women's Health writer Alison Feller asks the question why people get "hangry" and what people need to know the next time it happens.
Dana Pitman, MS, RD, CDN, a nutritionist at Hospital for Special Surgery, provides advice: "Do your best to plan your meals and snacks and make sure you always have something on hand if hunger should strike." She continues by saying "When we're starving, we crave those simple carbs that will boost the blood glucose really fast—think chocolate, bagels, pizza, or chips. And while those foods will work at first, you'll unfortunately come crashing down almost as fast as the vicious cycle began."
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