In recent years, oat milk has been the “it girl” for your coffee shop order. However, food trends seem to flip-flop between celebrating a food one day and demonising it the next. After the recent years’ popularity of more plant based diets, the current focus appears to be on blood glucose levels, inflammation and hormone […]
Seed oils, including rapeseed, soybean, and sunflower oils, have recently faced scrutiny regarding their impact on health. Claims linking them to inflammation, cardiovascular issues, and chronic diseases have sparked concerns. In this blog post, we’ll unravel the science behind seed oils to answer the question: Can you eat seed oils without compromising your health? Understanding […]
Living with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) comes with its challenges, but one simple addition to your daily diet could make a significant difference – fibre. Let’s delve into how fibre can play a crucial role in managing PCOS and enhancing overall well-being. Higher fibre foods for PCOS As fibre-rich foods are consumed, their gradual digestion […]
What is a low-glycemic index diet for PCOS? Delve into the concept of the glycemic index and its relevance to PCOS, offering insights into how a low-GI diet can positively impact symptoms. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex condition affecting women’s hormonal balance, often accompanied by symptoms such as irregular periods, ovarian cysts, and […]
This article contains affiliate links* Is cinnamon good for PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects as many as 1/5 women worldwide, and is linked to hormonal imbalances, insulin resistance and a range of symptoms including excess hair growth. While there is no cure for PCOS, a combination of medical, dietary and lifestyle strategies may help […]
Inositol and PCOS When looking at supplements for polycycstic ovary syndrome (PCOS), inositol is one that often recommended. Inositol may help to reduce insulin resistance and hyperandrogegism as well as improving egg quality and ovulation [1, 2, 3]. Myo-inositol may help to improve FSH/LH cholesterol ratio and support menstrual cycle regularity. But what is inositol, and can […]
Do you have to go dairy-free to manage your PCOS?
No, you don’t have to go dairy free for PCOS. Learn what alternatives to include if you do go dairy free for PCOS, and understand the evidence behind whether or not you need to.
Despite the popularly of gluten free diets, there is no evidence that it has any impact on PCOS. Gluten is a protein found in some grains, such as wheat and rye. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Part of the theorised link between PCOS and gluten is based on the fact that people with PCOS can have raised levels of inflammation […]
From this week, it is now law that larger “out-of-home” food businesses will have to display calories on their menus and food packaging. This means that any restaurant, cafe or takeaway business with over 250 employees will need to show the energetic value of food items in a place clearly visible to the customer. The […]
With January fast approaching and the Christmas food has finally been finished, you might have started to get tempted by all the “new year, new me” diet ads. A new year can be a great motivator for getting healthier, but it doesn’t have to be extreme. Smaller changes tend to be more sustainable long-term than […]