The only good thing about period weight gain is that it is not an actual fat and it goes away as soon as your period ends. But the fat goes away only if you ensure that you do not overeat during those days. Here are a few quick fixes to disappear your period weight gain and not wait for 5 to 7 days: Eat mindfully: Add protein to your diet if you are trying to lose weight. You must be careful since you get irresistible food cravings around this time. Eat mindfully and keep your weight loss journey on track. Drink lots of water: Water helps you in a lot of ways. Consuming lukewarm water helps in flushing your system and makes you less likely to retain weight. Also, your hormonal imbalance tricks you into thinking that your body is hungry when you body is just dehydrated.
Exercise: Even though it is difficult but ensure that you go for your workout or do at least 30 minutes of exercise. It will help release endorphins and combat the hormonal effects of menstruation. Have probiotics: You might be either constipated or suffer from diarrhoea due to gastrointestinal issues during this period. Having probiotic will resolve all your gut problems.
Reduce salt intake: Limit your avoid processed foods and try to limit your salt intake. Eating too much salt will make you retain more water. Have natural diuretics: Consume foods that act as natural diuretics. Include watermelon, celery, garlic and ginger will help you in reducing your bloating. Avoid caffeine: Stay away from caffeine for these few days as it not only dehydrates you but also affects your hormonal imbalance. It also causes other natural causes that have nothing to do with eating.