Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the season for gift giving! At a loss for what to get your loved one, co-worker or BFF? Here is our list of top favorite gift ideas this holiday season.

Continue Reading

Holiday Survival Tips

Holidays got you stressed out? It’s supposed to be a joyous time, yet with so much to do—shopping, cooking, baking, events to attend—it’s difficult to find time to relax. Increased stress can lead to poor food choices, interruptions to exercise routines, and overall negative impact on your health. No need to worry! The following tips will leave you cheery in no time.

Continue Reading

30 Interesting Facts About PCOS

September is PCOS Awareness Month. Here are 30 interesting facts about this overlooked and under recognized condition that affect at least 10% of women in the United States.

Continue Reading

Make PCOS Awareness Part of Your Care

You may have first seen PCOS advocate Ashley Levinson on the Discovery Health Channel show Mystery Diagnosis, which highlighted PCOS. Ashley has been a PCOS Awareness Advocate for over 16 years, serving her mission and passion to bring more awareness to a syndrome that affects so many, including herself.

She has served as an executive and advisor to many PCOS and Women’s Health Organizations and has made multiple appearances including Woman’s World, Fox News and was Glamour Magazine’s finalist for Woman of the Year in 2008. Here she is to tell us why PCOS awareness needs to be part of every woman’s treatment plan.

Continue Reading

5 Benefits of Essential Oils For Women with PCOS

Essential oils can provide amazing support for a variety of concerns, both emotional and physical. Here are five areas that are of great importance for managing PCOS and overall well-being.

Continue Reading

Taking Control Over Sugar When You Have PCOS

Christopher Hope-Fitch/Gettty

One of the most common complaints we hear at the PCOS Nutrition Center is the frequent, almost urgent cravings for carb foods and sweets. There is a reason why women with PCOS crave more sweet: It’s due to the influence of insulin. Insulin, a powerful growth hormone, works as an appetite stimulant. It also causes weight gain easily and makes it difficult to lose weight. There’s no question that sugar wreaks havoc on the health of women with PCOS. Not only does sugar spike insulin levels but it also contributes to high blood pressure, high levels of triglycerides, and high levels of C-reactive protein, all of which has been linked to oxidative stress and inflammation. These are also serious risk factors for heart disease which have caused The American Heart Association (AHA) to take a stance on added sugar. So are women with PCOS powerless when it comes to sugar? They can be unless they take action to control their sugar amount. Here’s how to do it.

Continue Reading

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Get Our Free Guide To Eating Well With PCOS

+ Recipes and PCOS Nutrition Tips
PCOS Nutrition Center

Sign Up!

Get Our Free Guide To Eating Well With PCOS

+ Recipes and PCOS Nutrition Tips
PCOS Nutrition Center