Nutrition and exercise are the first line treatments for PCOS. They have numerous benefits for PCOS, including decreasing insulin resistance, increasing metabolic rate, lowering blood glucose and improving heart health, body composition, sleep, mood and more. But one form of exercise that tends to get overlooked is yoga.  After reading this article about the benefits…

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benefits of eating vegetables

You know you’re “supposed” to be eating enough veggies. But I bet you aren’t! 84% of Americans don’t meet the recommended 4.5 cups of veggies a day. Most of us eat on the run which makes eating veggies challenging. But I bet if you understand why it’s SO important to increase your intake of vegetables, you…

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FREE PCOS Meal Plans and Recipes | Martha McKittrick Nutrition

If you have PCOS, you know how confusing it can be to know what to eat! Not only is the internet is loaded with conflicting information, but who has time to plan meals and find recipes? My patients with PCOS always ask “what should I eat”?  While there no one-size-fits-all diet for women with PCOS,…

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best foods for PCOS

When you think of diet and PCOS, I bet you think of what you should NOT eat instead of all the healthy foods you CAN eat.  The good news is that certain foods can help heal your PCOS by several mechanisms, including lowering insulin and androgen levels, decreasing inflammation, and decreasing risk of diabetes and…

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What percentage of the time do you wake up feeling totally well-rested? Probably not very often. For us New Yorker’s living a frenzied city life, we know too well the the city never sleeps! Studies show that 40% of us get less than 6 hours a night. Not only does this make it difficult to…

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