Why do women crave chocolate while menstruating? Psychology Today addresses the question of why women crave chocolate here.

“But throughout our lives as Americans we also learn that chocolate is positive, paired with reward and to an extent, a culturally accepted high-fat, high-calorie indulgence. That pleasure does lead to a release in dopamine, the main reward chemical in the brain, but there is no evidence indicating a direct hormonal or physiological cause of chocolate cravings.” Dr Amy Jo Stavnezer

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