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10 Simple Tips to Boost Your Fertility with Food

We know more than ever on how food can boost your fertility. Individuals who suffer from infertility know how frustrating and overwhelming it can be, especially when everything seems out their control, but one thing you can control is what you feed your body.In a landmark study, researchers looked at the possible links between the nutrition qualities of over 18,000 nurses and their fertility. To date it is the largest study done on nutrition and infertility in women. For any research nerds like me, this study was part of the Nurses’ Health Study.Here’s a summary of the top 10 tips on how to boost your fertility with food based on their research findings.

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PCOS and Menopause: Beyond Hormones and Hot Flashes

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age, affecting 9% to 18% of this population worldwide. Once viewed solely as a reproductive disorder affecting women only during their fertile years, PCOS is now known to have numerous metabolic risks that start early in adulthood and persist throughout a woman’s lifespan. This article discusses PCOS and its associated risk factors, how PCOS changes with age, and effective evidence-based treatment options.

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The 4 Best Supplements For Fertility

While no pill or drink can replace a healthy diet and lifestyle, emerging research has shown that taking certain dietary supplements can improve your fertility. Here’s our list of the Top 4 dietary supplements women with PCOS should consider taking to improve their fertility.

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Can Your Eating Be Too Healthy?

Is it possible to eat too healthy if you have PCOS? For many trying to control the uncontrollable symptoms associated with PCOS like rapid weight gain with strict diet rules, can lead to an unhealthy obsession of ‘clean’ or ‘perfect’ eating that extends well beyond their nutrition. Here’s what happens when a preoccupation with healthy eating becomes a problem

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7 Reasons Why Diets Don’t Work for PCOS

I know you’ve worked SO hard to lose weight if you suffer from PCOS. Women with this condition work harder than anyone else I know to get the scale to budge only to see it not move!

You’ve tried it all: eating gluten free, counted everything from calories to fat grams to carbs. Maybe you even cut carbs out altogether. You’ve gone as long as you could without eating. You work out hard. Yet, the weight barely moves on the scale or you see weight loss only to look at a slice of pizza and see the weight come right back on and then some.

PCOS is complex. There is still so much to learn about it despite PCOS being the most common endocrine disorder among fertile women. Here are some reasons why weight loss is so hard for those with PCOS and why it may be time to jump off the endless diet roller coaster once and for all.

 

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Why Weight Watchers May Not Be The Best Diet for PCOS

Oprah has been doing it (and profiting well) from Weight Watchers for over a year now but it doesn’t mean WW is the best diet for women with PCOS to follow. Here’s why

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