International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART H
Dietary composition in PCOS
Author(s): Rangoli Saxena and Dr. Archna Gupta
One out of 10 women of childbearing age experience polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS can also lead to other serious health challenges, such as diabetes, depression, cardiovascular problems and increased risk of endometrial cancer. Two of the primary ways that diet affects PCOS are weight gain and insulin production and resistance. This hormonal imbalance can be treated by PCOS diet. Naturally growing nutritional food is abundant in India which can help us to treat PCOS. PCOS is aggravated by overweight and improper eating habits. Improvement in ovulation and menstrual cycle can be regulated by proper diet and exercise. Daily routine should have Yoga and Meditation. By losing 10% of the weight majority of the women can overcome this problem which can be achieved by having healthy diet and following healthy lifestyle. Things which are a “NO, NO” are carbonated drinks, junks food, raw sugar, processed food, additives dairy products (because of testosterone is potentiating effect), fat rich red meat (it will lower the metabolism of the body).
How to cite this article:
Rangoli Saxena, Dr. Archna Gupta. Dietary composition in PCOS. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):443-446.