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Unhealthy fats for PCOS

Unlike monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, there are some kinds of oils that may not be very PCOS-friendly like Found in meat, butter, cheese, and various oils. High Saturated fats can contribute to inflammation and should be avoided. In order to create a healthy diet that is PCOS friendly, it is important to incorporate good fats […]

Why to reduce sugar in PCOS

It’s critical to avoid high sugar foods with PCOS. Eating less sugar keeps lower blood glucose levels. This manages insulin levels, and reduces male hormone levels. To best manage insulin levels and cut down the amount of sugar in your diet: Opt for fruit instead of juices or high carb snacks. Have sufficient protein with […]

Dairy products and PCOS

Milk is a rich source of calcium and protein and is also considered a carbohydrate food due to its high lactose content. Women with PCOS are recommended to limit dairy products in their diet as their bodies have a natural tendency to develop insulin resistance and the excess consumption can lead to excess production of […]

Vegetables for PCOS

A diet high in refined carbohydrates, like starchy and sugary foods, can make insulin resistance, high-fiber foods can help to combat insulin resistance by slowing down digestion reducing the impact of sugar on the blood which helps PCOS. Great options for high-fiber foods include: cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, greens, including red […]

Foods to reduce inflammation in PCOS

PCOS is related to inflammation. It’s a good idea to reduce or remove inflammation-causing foods, such as fries, margarine, and red or processed meats from your diet as well. Foods that help reduce inflammation may also be beneficial. They include: tomatoes Kale Spinach almonds and walnuts Olive oil fruits, such as blueberries and strawberries fatty […]

Weightloss is important in PCOS

Studies have shown that even modest weight loss in people with PCOS can improve symptoms and reduce the risk of other health problems. Weight loss can restore the normal function of the ovaries and result in normal hormone production. This can in turn lead to improvements in symptoms of PCOS, such as excess facial or body […]

Why apple is good for PCOS

The insoluble fiber in apples provides bulk in the intestinal tract, holding water to cleanse and move food quickly through the digestive system, rich in many other essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which prevent illness and disease. Apples are a source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber such as pectin actually helps to […]

Aliv seeds effective in PCOS

Garden cress  is considered an important nutritional and medicinal plant in India. Garden cress seeds [Aliv/Halim] seeds contain phytoestrogen which acts like estrogen hormone, it has the ability to regulate the menstrual cycle. These seeds stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and around the uterus and thus induce menstruation. So, if you have an […]

Sleep is important in curing PCOS

Why sleep is important in PCOS treatment. Sleep deprivation may cause hormone changes that could lead to fat storage. Feeling tired could also stimulate cravings, leads to over-eating and is associated with low mood. Most people need at least 7-8 hours of good quality sleep to feel good and function effectively. Scientific studies have shown […]

Why to not have fried foods in PCOS

Foods that are fried in oil contain high saturated fats and trans fats, which are considered unhealthy. Such foods increase the risk of inflammation, weight gain. Fried foods increase blood sugar levels instantly and provide energy. After this, they cause a sudden dip in blood sugar levels. Fried products are often rich in salt, which […]