The follicular phase starts on day 6 of your cycle and ends on day 11. This is the time when you start to feel your best. You are energized and focused, so use this time to move your body daily and be productive.
Eat energy-building foods during your follicular phase to support your body.
Focus on food that is high in vitamins and nutrients.
Sweet potato contains vitamin E, which will nourish ovaries. Proteins and vegetables are always a good choices during this phase.
The best foods for the follicular phase:
Breakfast: Detox Green Juice - https://pilatesness.com/food/detox-green-juice/ + Oatmeal With Nut Butter (have your juice 30 minutes before oatmeal) - https://pilatesness.com/food/oatmeal-with-nut-butter/
Lunch: Fish Fillet With Cauliflower Rice - https://pilatesness.com/food/fish-fillet-with-cauliflower-rice/
Dinner: Tomato Pasta - https://pilatesness.com/food/tomato-pasta/
During the follicular phase, your body needs extra hydration. Try to have at least 2 liters per day. Lemon-infused water will give you an extra boost of energy.
At the follicular phase, you will start to feel a boost in energy, brain skills, and mood. This is a problem-solving time when you feel the most confident, and you are ready to take more risks. Socialise, try new things, and schedule as many meetings during this time of your period.