Brain responses to food images during the early and late follicular phase of the menstrual cycle in healthy young women: relation to fasting and feeding

Authors:Alonso-Alonso, M., Ziemke, F., Magkos, F., Barrios, F. A., Brinkoetter, M., Boyd, I., Rifkin-Graboi, A., Yannakoulia, M., Rojas, R., Pascual-Leone, A. and Mantzoros, C. S.
"Food intake fluctuates throughout the menstrual cycle; it is greater during the early follicular and luteal phases than in the late follicular (periovulatory) phase."