PCOS - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome | Tips For Healthy Weight Loss In PCOS

Best PCOS Diet For Healthy Weight Loss | What Is PCOS

Best PCOS Diet For Healthy Weight Loss | What Is PCOS
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  • 28-Apr-2022

What Is PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is an endocrine disorder characterized by- 

  1. Infrequent Menstrual Cycle
  2. Hormonal Imbalance
  3. Hirsutism
  4. Obesity
  5. Development of small cyst on one or both ovaries.

According to the research report, every 10 out of 5 women live with PCOS. It impacts 7% of adult women. The women who are diagnosed with PCOS are also Overweight.

PCOS is also associated with other problems. PCOS affects endocrine gland problems like the adrenal gland and thyroid gland that leads to metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance and also cause diabetes 2 type disease.

Is It Possible To Lose Weight During PCOS?

Yes, it is possible to lose weight during PCOS. Many people think it's hard to lose weight during PCOS because of hormones.

Hormones play a crucial role in our losing or gaining weight. Our hormones also depend on how we act in our bodies. There are so many reasons which impact body weight like - when we feel hungry, how are body act with food energy and many more. 

For women it is hard to lose weight during PCOS but, it can be achievable. You should consult with your dietician. You should eat healthily and do exercise daily.


What Should You Eat For Weight Loss During PCOS?

For weight loss, you should eat food rich in fibres, lean protein, a healthy heart and high anti-inflammatory foods. 


Rich In Fibres - There are lots of foods that are rich in fibre. Fibres help in slowing down digestion and reduce the effect of sugar in our bodies.

The foods you should eat are - 

  1. Oats
  2. Sweet potatoes
  3. Beans 
  4. Lentils
  5. Brown rice
  6. Winter Squash
  7. Berries
  8. Red peppers


Lean protein - Lean protein is helpful in weight loss. It helps in filling your stomach and reducing hunger.

The foods you should eat which are rich in protein are- 

  1. Salmon
  2. Tuna
  3. Skinless chicken
  4. Tofu
  5. Beans
  6. Shrimp


High Anti - Inflammatory Foods - Anti - Inflammatory foods will reduce inflammation in the body. It helps in reducing obesity.

The foods you should eat which are anti-inflammatory are - 

  1. Strawberries
  2. Blueberries
  3. Kiwi 
  4. Raspberries
  5. Beets
  6. Asparagus
  7. Broccoli
  8. Carrots

Heart-Healthy Foods - Foods will increase hormone production and will also improve the functions of the heart and brain. 

The foods you should eat which are healthy for your heart are - 

  1. Seeds
  2. Olive Oil
  3. Avocados
  4. Nuts 

There are some foods which you should avoid during PCOS weight loss


Food You Should Avoid In PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

1.Soda and juices

Cookies and candy

High sugar cereals

Processed food

Refined grains

I hope you like our blog on PCOS. For more details, just follow us and in our next blog, we gonna talk about dieticians. How they help us and when you should consult us. 


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