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5 food items to avoid when you have PCOS: Dietitian recommends

Published on Jun 10, 2024 04:54 PM IST
  • From dairy to processed food, here is a list of five food items that we should avoid to manage PCOS symptoms better.
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PCOS is a condition where the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen leading to cyst formation in the ovaries. Menstrual irregularity, acne formation, obesity and mood swings are some of the symptoms of PCOS. In PCOS, avoiding certain food items can help in managing the symptoms. "This lifestyle is actually not as restrictive as it seems, especially with food. You’ll see in the meal plan that we are still able to have the meals we enjoy… we’re just swapping out the ingredients that may be triggering our symptoms with PCOS friendly alternatives," wrote Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan. Here are a few food items that we should avoid.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 10, 2024 04:54 PM IST

PCOS is a condition where the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen leading to cyst formation in the ovaries. Menstrual irregularity, acne formation, obesity and mood swings are some of the symptoms of PCOS. In PCOS, avoiding certain food items can help in managing the symptoms. "This lifestyle is actually not as restrictive as it seems, especially with food. You’ll see in the meal plan that we are still able to have the meals we enjoy… we’re just swapping out the ingredients that may be triggering our symptoms with PCOS friendly alternatives," wrote Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan. Here are a few food items that we should avoid.(Shutterstock)

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In PCOS, not all women are sensitive to gluten. However, going gluten-free for at least a month can help in managing PCOS symptoms. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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In PCOS, not all women are sensitive to gluten. However, going gluten-free for at least a month can help in managing PCOS symptoms. (Freepik)

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Dairy items help in boosting Androgen levels and worsen insulin resistance. Going dairy free can help in managing the struggles of insulin resistance. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dairy items help in boosting Androgen levels and worsen insulin resistance. Going dairy free can help in managing the struggles of insulin resistance. (Unsplash)

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National Potato Chip Day: Tips to make healthy potato chips at home(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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National Potato Chip Day: Tips to make healthy potato chips at home(Pinterest)

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In PCOS, giving the body more sugar can worsen the symptoms of fatigue, weight gain and constant hunger.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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In PCOS, giving the body more sugar can worsen the symptoms of fatigue, weight gain and constant hunger.(Unsplash)

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We should not completely stop consumption of red meat. Instead, we can have it twice a week, and instead consume fish or white meat for Omega-3 benefits.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 10, 2024 04:54 PM IST

We should not completely stop consumption of red meat. Instead, we can have it twice a week, and instead consume fish or white meat for Omega-3 benefits.(Unsplash)

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