Vitamin D for PCOS: The Key to A Healthy Pregnancy

New guidelines have come out about the importance of vitamin D for PCOS, especially when it comes to having a healthy pregnancy. Here’s what you need to know.

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What Foods to Avoid for PCOS?

As a registered dietitian nutritionist at the PCOS Nutrition Center, I have heard it all when it comes to foods to avoid for PCOS. You have probably heard your fair share of them as well on social media. This saddens me. One of the main reasons I became an RDN is because I saw the good in food. Food has the power to keep us healthy. Food can help heal PCOS. Food is meant to be enjoyed, not feared. Here’s how food can help PCOS.

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Good for PCOS?

Do you have PCOS and rely on artificial sweeteners to sweeten your food and beverages instead of caloric sweeteners? Maybe you heard too much sugar isn’t great for people with PCOS (or anyone) and find using low calorie sweeteners as an alternative.  While artificial sweeteners have been shown to be ‘Generally Recognized as Safe,’ or GRAS, in moderation, the safety use of low-calorie sweeteners has been controversial as more research has come out about the negative impact on health. New research has shown artificial sweeteners are not as great as once thought and can actually be harmful. Here are just a few reasons why artificial sweeteners may not be great for people with PCOS and what you can use instead.

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Health benefits of probiotics for PCOS

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Wondering if you should take a probiotic for PCOS? Here’s what to know about the benefits of probiotics and how they can help PCOS.

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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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PCOS, Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Fertility

Lifestyle modifications are the primary treatment approaches for people with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). These lifestyle modifications include nutrition, supplements, and physical activity as well as stress management and sleep hygiene. When I provide nutrition counseling to patients with PCOS, we discuss these important lifestyle changes as well as ways to reduce exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

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