Having polycystic ovary syndrome raises your risk for type 2 diabetes because of excess insulin, and insulin resistance heart disease, high blood pressure, cholesterol, abnormalities in the blood and endometrial cancer.
Since there is no cure for polycystic ovary syndrome your doctor may recommend one or more medications to treat your symptoms such as hormonal birth control, which while preventing pregnancy also regulates your menstrual cycle and reduces testosterone production in your ovaries.
Anti-androgen medications which reduce abnormal hair growth and acne. Diabetes medications such as metformin which lowers your insulin levels and regulates your menstrual cycle and fertility medications which can stimulate ovulation. So you can become pregnant.
What to Eat.
Apple cider vinegar
Start your day with two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar mix in a glass of water on an empty stomach. Apple cider vinegar will control blood sugar and keep your body from producing too much insulin.
These seeds improve glucose sergeants in the body which helps in weight loss soak them overnight and have them twice a day on an empty stomach in the morning and thirty minutes before lunch and dinner.
Scrambled eggs & Chia seeds
Scrambled eggs and chia seeds are packed with nutrients that improve PCOS.
Watermelon contains a lot of water and is rich in vitamins A,C,B6, fibers and the antioxidant lycopene which promotes the weight loss.
In cases, you’re not using at the moment as it’s good for all those sufferings of PCOS.
What Not to Eat.
The first food to avoid in case of PCOS is:
Avoid all kinds of sugar and it’s products like jam, sauces, sweets, etc. as it will result to increase the body fat depression, facial and body hair and reduced egg development.
It is highly inflammatory so avoid foods with high gluten content like wheat, barley, rye, and oats.
Especially if you’re intolerant to lactose or have acne issues generally small quantity of milk and yogurt can be taken but if your condition is not under control then, completely avoid dairy for few months, and switch to almond milk or lactose-free milk. however, you can still have butter and clarified butter in moderation
Phytoestrogens and soy can mimic the effects of estrogen and contribute to hormonal imbalance. soy can have adverse effects on your thyroid and ovulation, so it’s better to avoid it. however, you can still have fermented soy products.
These are high in omega-6 and can cause inflammation.
Avoid these as they contain sugar, dairy proteins, msg etc and can cause hormonal imbalance.
Avoid it as it increases your insulin and anxiety, also it leads to heartburn indigestion etc.
It leads to weight gain, insulin resistance, and liver disease. if you’re suffering from PCOS.
Foods high in carbs
Avoid bread, baked products, cereals, pasta, white rice and white potatoes they raise your blood glucose and imbalance your hormones.
Avoid smoked meats, canned vegetables, sauces, chips, salted nuts, and canned soups as they can raise the risks of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.