Why Weight Watchers Is Not 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 people with PCOS to follow. Here’s why

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How to Heal Your Relationship with Food

Chances are, if you have PCOS you have been on at least one diet in your lifetime. For some, you may have done almost all the big ones (WW, Atkins, Jenny, and Nutrisystem), forking over thousands of dollars in hopes of losing weight. But where has it gotten you? And more importantly, what has it done to your relationship with food?

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7 Benefits of Omega-3 Fats for PCOS

Omega 3 fats are effective at improving many aspects of PCOS including triglycerides and mood, and help to support a healthy pregnancy. New research shows omega-3 fats can even boost fertility in those with PCOS. Here’s what to know about omega-3 fats.

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Coffee: The New PCOS Superfood

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While many of us reach for a cup of Joe to get us going in the morning or to power through our afternoon, there may be another benefit for women with PCOS to continue their coffee habit: long-term coffee consumption has been routinely associated with both improved glucose tolerance and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes in numerous studies and across a wide variety of populations. Guest blogger Laura Nitowski shows us the health benefits of coffee and why this popular beverage is the new PCOS Superfood.

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Is Yoga the Missing Piece from Your PCOS Self Care Routine?

Supplements? Check. Improved nutritional choices? Check. A curated team of supportive health care providers? Check. A regular yoga practice? Haven’t gotten around to it yet? If not, it’s definitely time to consider doing so. With its ability to improve self-confidence and self-awareness, balance hormone levels, and dampen the effects of stress, yoga might be the tool to help you manage your PCOS symptoms you’ve been looking for.

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PCOS Linked to Greater Sleep Problems

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When was the last time you had a great night sleep? Are you too sleep-deprived to remember? Then this article is for you! Feeling tired is only one sign that you aren’t getting enough sleep. The effects of sleep loss run deep; it can affect your long-term health and your emotional health. Unfortunately, patients with PCOS tend to have more sleep problems. Sleep disturbances, including insufficient sleep, poor sleep quality, insomnia, and especially obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are considered independent risk factors for the development and worsening of insulin resistance. If you are ready for a good nights sleep, these tips can help!

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