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Staying Healthy With PCOS

Updated on April 20, 2020
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Kaitleigh is a writer from Chicago, IL and a dedicated mental health advocate. She has been writing for over 10 years.

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PCOS can come with many unpleasant side effects and can disrupt many aspects of a woman's life such as issues with fertility, weight, and overall appearance. Weight loss is often a struggle for many women with this condition, but there are ways to combat it. To start, foods high in carbohydrates and sugars are not healthy for women with PCOS and tend to worsen the condition. It is often recommended for women with PCOS to limit the number of carbs and choose foods high in fiber. Below are some examples of what to eat and what not to eat if you have this condition.

What NOT To Eat:

  • Juice
  • Starchy vegetables
  • Refined grains
  • Sugary drinks
  • Sugary foods
  • Snacks such as potato chips and other carbs

What TO Eat:

  • Fresh fruits
  • Non–starchy fresh veggies
  • Whole grains
  • High fiber foods
  • Water
  • Low carb recipes

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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      Natalie 

      15 months ago

      This helped so much!!!!! Great writing thank you. Looking forward to more posts you write

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