If you have been in the nutrition world for a little while, you would have heard the term “macros” or macronutrients. In this article, we look at the ideal macros for PCOS – is it high fat, low carb or high carb, low fat or perhaps somewhere in the middle?
Coffee… I love the smell of it; the ritual of it. Okay, I also need the caffeine, if I’m honest. But, I haven’t been convinced about the health benefits or the negative impact on my PCOS. So, I’ve done the research and made some decisions. Here is what you need to know.
Getting started on a new way of eating can be both energy and time consuming. It takes a while to work out what you can and can’t eat, to plan your meals that fit the guidelines. And most importantly, to actually stick with your new way of eating. Here are some tips to get you started.
A ketogenic diet is nothing new but it is something that I have been experimenting with recently. There is some strong research on the keto diet for PCOS and in this article, I go into all of the detail, including sharing my own experiences with going keto and some invaluable resources.
Very often when eating clean or dieting, we rule out all alcohol. But, a recent study has shown that there is a chemical in red wine that might actually help women with PCOS. Here’s a look at what you should know about red wine and why it might be a good choice when going out for a drink.
It’s not uncommon for women with PCOS to feel hungry all the time, even after they have just finished a meal. And there is a reason for that. PCOS wreaks havoc on our metabolism and hunger hormones, making us feel hungrier than other women. This also makes weight loss more difficult. There are some things you can do about it, though…
It is so easy to get derailed when you are travelling or in a foreign country and you don’t have access to the foods that you would normally eat. It is still possible to eat well for your PCOS, though, and in this blog post I show you how to do just that. So, here is how you can still follow your PCOS diet while on the road.
Sometimes we need a little motivation to keep us going and on the right track. There are a number of ways to do this, of course, whether it be tracking your symptoms, getting support or using technology. My Fitbit is one of my favourite ways to track and manage my PCOS.
We know that the way that we eat is crucial to managing our PCOS but sometimes making changes to the way that we eat can be time-consuming, especially with a family or in times of high stress. Here are some ways to ease the transition and make the PCOS diet work for you and your family.
Giving up dairy as part of your PCOS diet can be tricky and is often easier said than done. Many of us miss our cheese, yogurt, and milk. Also, recent research on the link between dairy and fertility has raised some questions. So, let’s have another look at whether dairy should be part of our PCOS diet.