Maple Walnut Apple Crisp

Does Fall have you craving a warm sweet treat? This Maple Walnut Apple Crisp is sure to satisfy!

Traditional apple crisps are made with white flour and sugar, making it not a so PCOS friendly dessert. The addition of walnuts and almond flour add anti-inflammatory healthy fats, fiber, and protein. Walnuts are also high in minerals like magnesium, zinc, potassium, calcium, and iron which promote a healthy metabolism.

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New Risks of Birth Control Pills for PCOS

Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) have long been demonstrated as a treatment option for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) who suffer from irregular or absent periods. Despite its benefits, OCPs have been associated with adverse health effects in women, even in the teenage years. Some professions question if OCPs are just a Band-Aid and don’t address the root cause of the syndrome. Women who go off OCPs still find that their period is irregular or absent, sending many to fertility clinics for help. If you are a parent of a young girl with PCOS or are a young girl yourself, you may be asking if the pill is really a good idea.This article reviews the risks and benefits of OCPs for young women with PCOS and alternative treatments.

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PCOS, Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, or Both?

Not getting your period is a hallmark feature of polycystic ovary syndrome, but some women may have a condition known as hypothalamic amenorrhea as well. Here’s what to know about the differences between the two.

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Best Beverages for PCOS

Tired of drinking plain old water? Here’s our picks for the best beverages to drink if you have PCOS.

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3 Simple Recipes to Fuel Your Fertility

One thing you can control while trying to get pregnant is what you put in your body. Here are simple, PCOS friendly recipes to show you how small changes can make a big difference on your fertility journey.

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I Took Ovasitol. Here’s What Happened

A nutrition supplement called Ovasitol can really help women with PCOS? I’ll admit, I was skeptical too-until I tried it. I used to believe that most women with PCOS can get their needs met through food and didn’t need to take supplements. It wasn’t until I started researching inositol for a chapter on supplements for my book PCOS: The Dietitian’s Guide, that I saw the evidence first-hand.

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