Being a Critical Reader of Nutrition Information for PCOS

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Diet and lifestyle are the primary treatment approaches for PCOS, yet, so many women find themselves confused by the nutrition recommendations for the syndrome and don’t know who to trust. Sometimes it seems as if every website out there for PCOS has conflicting nutrition information. Some individuals even try and make money off their unproven “theories” and try and sell products women with PCOS don’t need. There’s no question that media and Internet are the main sources where people get their nutrition information today. Unfortunately, a lot of the information for PCOS is false, misleading and in some cases, dangerous. If you are a woman with PCOS, it is important that you are doing the right thing for your body, and not making your health worse. You need to be a critical reader of the nutrition information you are flooded with before making changes to your health. Below are 4 ways to trust if the information is reliable.

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Quinoa: The Power Grain

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Sure, you know the benefits of whole grains but did you know there are grains other than whole wheat? Quinoa, (pronounced KEEN-wa), is the powerhouse of grains and has quickly risen in popularity due to its excellent nutrition profile, texture and ease of use. Find out how quinoa can fit into a healthy PCOS diet.

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The Role of Dairy in the Nutrition Management for PCOS

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Are you totally confused about dairy and if it’s good or bad for PCOS? Do an internet search for dairy and you will be sure to come up with conflicting view points in women with PCOS. In this article, we review the most recent research on the impact of dairy, if any, in women with PCOS. Surprise: You may be able to eat your cheese after all.

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