Diet, Nutrition and Natural Remedies/Treatments for
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome/Disease
PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is often referred to a disease which can include many different symptoms. The disease results in the same group of problems like: acne, insulin resistance which can lead to diabetes, obesity, hirsutism (excess hair growth), hormonal imbalances like to much testosterone, high cortisol and low progesterone, acne, fatigue, etc.
Nutrition, including diet and supplements are surefire ways to excellent PCOS reversal. A healthy diet will allow for better hormone, blood sugar control and weight loss that will help to properly control glucose levels, reduce acne outbreaks, weight loss, and improve fatigue. In Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, natural treatments along with a good diet can help do away with the need for medications.
How Changing Your Diet and Nutrition Can Help Reverse and Treat PCOS?
The power of a healthy diet in treating PCOS cannot be undervalued. PCOS has an AMAZING reversal rate, because it responds so well to dietary, supplements, and lifestyle changes.
Fruits and especially vegetables have benefits such as balancing your blood sugar. Black beans, Garbanzo beans and nuts, for example, have a lot of fiber which has been shown to keep blood sugar levels from increasing, making them a great food for PCOS. Nuts have essential oils which can help balance hormone levels.
Proper diet and nutrition can control hormone levels and insulin resistance/blood sugar to better levels which is better health. With better health you can decrease medications, if you so desire. A therapeutic diet can also prevent symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Disease by helping to lose and maintain your weight.
How Can Diet Help PCOS?
A good diet will keep hormone and blood sugar levels in a therapeutic range, manage weight, and improve your skin. Those with PCOS who don’t eat a good diet are at risk for more symptoms.
What is Good Diet For PCOS?
A healthy diet that includes proteins, lower and low glycemic carbohydrates, good fats, vitamins, minerals, and water constitutes what professionals determine to be a good diet plan for anyone on PCOS. Each person is unique, so diet plans should be adjusted accordingly to your symptoms and problems of PCOS.
Take the recommendations below into consideration; you should include these options when planning healthy meals, snacks and recipes:
- Eat more vegetables and low glycemic whole grains
- Avoid fried or barbequed foods.
- Eliminate sugar and all sweets
- Small amounts if any of alcoholic drinks
- Portion control to limit calorie intake
A healthy diet, whether it’s for weight loss, preventing or improving disease will include many vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and seeds and low fat sources of proteins. Diseases, such as Polycystic Ovarian Disease/Syndrome, are controlled and can be reversed by the diet you eat.
Over The Counter Dietary Supplements are Another Aspect of Diet That Can Help PCOS:
- Chaste Tree (vitex)
- Progesterone Cream
Before taking any supplement, you should check with your health care professionals, such as a nutritionist or naturopathic doctor to determine what is best for your diet and health.
Reversing Your PCOS
PCOS is one of the few diseases that can be significantly reversed with a proper therapeutic diet, lifestyle changes, supplements and possible herbs. If you would like to explore your options to reverse your Polycystic Ovarian Disease feel free to call Dr. Robert @ 201.618.3534 or email him at Rob@drrobertg.com
New Jersey New York Naturopathic Diet Doctor who services residents from Bronx, Manhattan, NYC, Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Hudson, and Morris Counties of New Jersey. House call and skype/phone consults available for anyone around the world. Also, people come from Queens, Long Island and Staten Island NY. Rockland and Orange County New York is short drive to the office.