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Hi Beautiful People!! Can Anyone Suggest A Good Diet Starting Point For PCOS?

Hi Beautiful People!! Can Anyone Suggest A Good Diet Starting Point For PCOS?

Recently (finally/properly) diagnosed with PCOS. Overwhelmed to say the least but atleast I have a diagnosis and starting point. I am looking for, and desperately needing dietary suggestions that may be helpful because from what I’ve read it is a good starting point to get certain symptoms under control. I’m having trouble finding anything online. Please help! Thank you everyone 😊😊

A myPCOSteam Member said:

This has been the hardest thing to navigate post diagnosis. My OBGYN was telling me last week that I overcorrected my diet and wasn’t getting enough calories which is why my lifestyle changes weren’t working. PCOS metabolisms are finicky and you have to find that sweet spot for your body where you aren’t eating too much but you also aren’t eating too little. Cutting out sugar is probably the best thing you can do because PCOS bodies tend to have insulin resistance and sugar causes a lot of issues. I really like one blogger called Smart Fertility Choices. She does a free 30 day challenge with videos and meal plans and food cheat sheets. You can also get her cheat sheets without doing the challenge. I don’t follow her plan to a T but I do try to incorporate more of the “good for you” foods and avoid the “bad for you” foods. It’s a nice baseline to consider when making food related decisions.

posted over 1 year ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

@A myPCOSteam Member Smart Fertility Choices is what led me here! The only thing about her blog is it seems like it's really geared toward women with PCOS who also struggle with too much weight. I have the opposite problem, and it sounds like you might too. The PCOS diets are a great way to lose weight, but I definitely struggle with keeping weight ON, so I have added dairy back into my diet and that seems to keep me in balance.

posted over 1 year ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Good starting point is going gluten-free, sugar-free (and that DOESN'T mean Splenda!), and going all organic, including body products.

posted over 1 year ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

@A myPCOSteam Member She definitely has some great resources of information of how it works but I agree it does seem more geared towards women retaining unwanted weigh. I unfortunately am dealing with too much weight... I started dropping and then when I fully changed my diet I started gaining which didn’t make sense to me but it’s because I wasnt eating enough.

posted over 1 year ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Im new to understanding the whole pcos thing although after learning about it im almost positive ive had it for a very long time.... i tried to get pregnant for years with my ex-fiance and just didnt think i could..... but i was finally blessed with a little boy 3 years ago. Talk to your doctor, from what ive been reading there are some things they can do to help!!! I wish you all the luck in the world , prayers and hugs 😊😊❤️😂

posted over 1 year ago
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