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Webinar on Diet to manage PCOS/ PCOD

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With the right diet and lifestyle changes, you can manage and even alleviate your PCOS/PCOD symptoms

Service Description

๐๐จ๐ฅ๐ฒ๐œ๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐œ ๐Ž๐ฏ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐’๐ฒ๐ง๐๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž (๐๐‚๐Ž๐’) is a common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age, affecting about 5-10% of this population. It can cause symptoms such as irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, weight gain, and hormonal imbalances. While there's no cure for PCOS, managing it through lifestyle changes, including diet, can help alleviate symptoms and improve overall health. Here's a guide on what foods to eat and avoid to manage PCOS effectively ๐…๐จ๐จ๐๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐„๐š๐ญ: ๐‡๐ข๐ ๐ก-๐…๐ข๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐…๐จ๐จ๐๐ฌ: Fiber helps regulate blood sugar levels, which is crucial for women with PCOS who are often insulin resistant. Opt for whole grains like brown rice, quinoa, oats, and barley, as well as plenty of fruits and vegetables. ๐‹๐ž๐š๐ง ๐๐ซ๐จ๐ญ๐ž๐ข๐ง๐ฌ: Incorporate lean protein sources such as poultry, fish, tofu, and legumes into your meals. Protein can help you feel full and satisfied, preventing overeating and stabilizing blood sugar levels. ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก๐ฒ ๐…๐š๐ญ๐ฌ: Include sources of healthy fats such as avocados, nuts, seeds, and olive oil in your diet. These fats can help reduce inflammation and support hormone balance. ๐‹๐จ๐ฐ-๐†๐ฅ๐ฒ๐œ๐ž๐ฆ๐ข๐œ ๐ˆ๐ง๐๐ž๐ฑ (๐†๐ˆ) ๐…๐จ๐จ๐๐ฌ: Foods with a low GI release sugar into the bloodstream slowly, preventing spikes in insulin. Examples include sweet potatoes, lentils, chickpeas, and non-starchy vegetables like broccoli and spinach. ๐€๐ง๐ญ๐ข-๐ข๐ง๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐š๐ฆ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐…๐จ๐จ๐๐ฌ: Foods rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties can help manage inflammation associated with PCOS. Include berries, turmeric, ginger, and fatty fish like salmon in your diet. ๐ƒ๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ฒ ๐€๐ฅ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ: Some women with PCOS may benefit from reducing or eliminating dairy, as it can contribute to insulin resistance and hormonal imbalance. Consider dairy alternatives like almond milk, coconut milk, or soy milk. ๐…๐จ๐จ๐๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐€๐ฏ๐จ๐ข๐: Highly Processed Foods Sugary Foods and Beverages Highly Refined Carbohydrates Saturated and Trans Fats Excessive Caffeine Alcohol High-Sodium Foods By making mindful dietary choices and lifestyle changes, women with PCOS can better manage their symptoms and improve their overall quality of life Our dietitians specialized in PCOS management can work with you to create personalized diet plans tailored to your unique needs, helping you effectively manage your PCOS and achieve your health goals

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