Many people focus on a low glycemic index diet. The thing is, it is not entirely accurate and even foods with a low GL can impact on your insulin and your PCOS. So, the glycemic load is a better indicator. In this article, I explain the GL in detail and how it can work as part of your PCOS diet.
Milk has a chemical that mimics insulin and causes our levels of testosterone to rise. Many women find that their acne clears up after stopping milk and that is testament to milk’s negative effects on our PCOS in general. This article looks at why milk is not great for PCOS, as well as alternatives.
What are the principles of the PCOS Diet again? What can or can’t I eat? I’ve created a little video to help you Say NO to PCOS so that you can live the life of fullness and freedonm that you want, without PCOS getting in your way.
Research has shown that Omega 3 lowers testosterone levels in women with PCOS. And that is amazing news for us. The thing is that we tend to get more Omega 6 and 9 in our diets than Omega 3. So, we need to try to boost our Omega 3 intake. Here’s how.
Very often women with PCOS struggle with weight gain. But, there are also thousands of women with PCOS who are lean and even struggle to gain weight. So, we need to look at how to go about managing PCOS if you have lean PCOS. Here is why diet is still important for lean PCOS.
One of the best things you can do for your PCOS is to change the way that you eat. You see, research has shown that diet and lifestyle changes are even more effective than medication in managing PCOS. And, eating well for your PCOS needs to become a lifestyle, not just a diet.