PCOS Diet

PCOS Myths and Facts

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder affecting women. Find out here what the PCOS Myths and Truths are!

What Causes Acne and How to Treat it

The Western-style diet (high sugar and calories) is the common culprit for why people have acne. It is believed that acne is genetic and there is a link between genes and having acne skin. However, changing your diet can help treat acne. Check out this post to find out what you can do to help treat your acne!

Breaking the Binge

Women with PCOS are six times more likely to suffer from an eating disorder, as identified by The American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s Scientific Congress. Do you suffer from binge eating? Do you find yourself binging at night? Do you realize you are binging but for some reason continue to eat and eat and cannot stop? Find out why and tips to help!

You should avoid Dairy if you have PCOS

Through your internet search, it is possible you have come across various points of view with regards to whether you should eat dairy or not when you have PCOS. In this blog post, find out the possible effects and benefits of consuming dairy products.

Benefits of Chocolate for PCOS

You may be thinking, is this possible? When you are diagnosed with PCOS you are most likely told to stay away from sweet foods. But, there may be a way around this ban, that can help you satisfy your cravings.

What Causes a Hormone Imbalance?

PCOS is a common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age and hormonal balance is vital to a healthy mind and body, but you may be wondering what causes a hormone imbalance?

What is the Best PCOS Diet?

We all want to know the best diet to go on to help us with our PCOS, but is there a set ‘diet’ that can do that for us?

Let’s talk about Carbohydrates and PCOS

Should you eat carbs if you have PCOS? When it comes to carbohydrates and PCOS, there is nothing wrong with being wary about the carbs you are eating. Find out here why you need carbohydrates and what the best carbs sources are.

PCOS hair loss causes and treatment

The cause for the thinning of hair and hair loss for women with PCOS is due to a hormone imbalance. Women with PCOS have high levels of tesosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). An excess of testosterone creates DHT.  DHT, more specifically, causes hair loss. Find out some simple ways to treat your hair loss.

The Benefits of Vitamin E for PCOS and Fertility

Research has identified Vitamin E as a supplement that can improve fertility. Here’s what you need to know.

Losing Weight with PCOS

Put at an end to dieting. We all know dieting does not work in the long term, it is important that women suffering from PCOS and others understand that. Women with PCOS need to follow a healthy lifestyle to allow them to manage their symptoms and heal their bodies.

Marvelous Magnesium

What is Magnesium? Why do we need it? Find out all you need to know about magnesium, from the benefits, signs of deficiency to how to avoid reducing your levels of magnesium here!

The Extraordinary Vitamin B6

B6 is needed for normal brain development and function. It facilitates in the regulation of hormonal activity by helping the body make the hormones serotonin and norepinephrine, which influence mood, and melatonin. Find out here why Vitamin B6 is so important!

Are you Vitamin B12 deficient?

Vitamin B12 has many roles in the body. Being deficient in B12 can cause a whole host of health problems. Find out what causes a vitamin B12 deficiency, the symptoms and how to supplement for this deficiency.

Super Seven Supplements to Balance Hormones

A problem with PCOS is a hormone imbalance. The ovaries make more androgen than they should, which means a high level of androgens affect ovulation, the egg is unable to develop and be released. Find out here what supplements can be taken to help balance your hormones.

Not losing weight? It could be your estrogen

Losing weight can be a major struggle for many people. The common reason for why people are overweight is because they simply eat too much food and live a sedentary lifestyle. However, there may be another explanation for why people are overweight and struggle to lose weight?

Clean eating vs IIFYM

There are so many diets being thrown around in the health and fitness industry that sometimes it is hard to keep up. Many people have heard of these dieting/lifestyle terms but do not truly understand the concept behind them. In this post you will find out exactly what ‘clean eating’ and IIFYM really is, the pros and cons of both and in my opinion which one is best.

The Importance of Fiber for PCOS

Fiber is a key nutrient in our diets but we do not eat enough! Find out here the basics about fiber, sources of fiber and how much you should be eating.