Best Foods to Relieve Your PCOS Symptoms

Woman Holding Healthy VeggiesWomen who have difficulty getting pregnant are often diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). These women suffer from ovulation disorders due to irregular periods – or – no menstruation. Multiple cysts on the ovaries develop because of an overproduction of hormones – androgens. The Infertility Doctor recommends easy dietary tips about what foods his patients should include in their diet to manage their symptoms of PCOS.

PCOS Dietary Tips

PCOS is a condition causing hormonal and metabolism imbalances.

Primary ways that diet affects PCOS

  • Weight management
  • Insulin production
  • Insulin resistance

Add these food groups to your daily diet.

  • High fiber vegetables
  • Lean protein
  • Anti-inflammatory foods and spices

High Fiber Foods

This food group helps to control insulin resistance by slowing down digestion. The impact of sugar in the blood is also reduced by consuming these foods.

  • Cruciferous vegetables – broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts
  • Greens – red leaf lettuce and arugula
  • Peppers – green and red
  • Beans and lentils
  • Almonds
  • Berries
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Winter squash
  • Pumpkin

Lean Protein Food Group

  • Tofu
  • Chicken
  • Fish

Foods to Reduce Inflammation

  • Tomatoes
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Almonds
  • Walnuts
  • Olive oil
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Salmon
  • Sardines

PCOS Healthy Eating Expertise

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