Posts Tagged ‘PCOS’

Is Soy Bad for PCOS? Read What the PCOS Experts Say

If you have PCOS, you know all too well there’s tons of information on the internet on what foods you should supposedly avoid. Soy tops the list. But where is the science? It’s confusing to say the least. Does it negatively affect hormone levels? And what about GMO’s? I decided to take a deeper dive…

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Pasta vs Pasta Alternatives: Which is the Healthiest?

pasta vs pasta alternatives

  Who doesn’t love a bowl of pasta with a delicious sauce? It’s the ultimate comfort food! But pasta has gotten a bad rap in the past few years, likely due to the low carb craze as well as the fact that white pasta refined and stripped of many nutrients. As a nutritionist, I believe…

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44 Tips to Lose Weight with PCOS

Lose weight with PCOS

If you are struggling to lose weight or have had gained weight for no apparent reason, you aren’t alone. This is the most common complaint I hear from my patients with PCOS. It can be so frustrating to try diet after diet, along with exercise, and get minimal results while you see others around you losing…

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Are Açaí Bowls Healthy?

Açaí Bowls are the rage these days. Take a walk down the streets of Manhattan and see girls in their lululemon outfits flocking to local acai bowl and smoothie joints.  These bowls are promoted as the new health food – gluten free, vegan, and anti-aging. So what the heck are they all about? As a…

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How Lindsay is Beating PCOS with Diet, Exercise and Mindset

how lindsay is beating pcos with diet exercise and mindset

We know how difficult it can be to accomplish certain goals such as exercising more, improving your diet or losing weight. At times, it seems like no matter how hard you try, it just doesn’t happen.  Now think about what it would be like if you had a medical condition that can cause weight gain,…

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How Many Carbs Should You Eat a Day with PCOS?

This is the one of questions I get asked all the time by my patients with PCOS. You may have been told by your doctor that you need to avoid all carbs including starches and fruit. Or perhaps you read on the internet that you should avoid carrots and tomatoes because of the sugar content.…

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Food Bingeing and PCOS

food bingeing and PCOS

The Girl Scout cookies finally got to you … you caved in and ate the whole box. You feel out of control and berate yourself for your lack of discipline. You know processed carbs aren’t good for PCOS so how could you do this? STOP.  You aren’t lacking in discipline and you aren’t alone! Almost…

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Low Carb Shirataki Noodle Recipes

If you are watching your carbs, you are probably missing pasta and noodles big time. Good news – this product may really help you out! I often suggest this these “pasta-like” noodles to my clients on low carb diet as they have almost zero calories and carbs. In addition, they contain a type of fiber…

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Eat Flaxseeds to Lower Androgen Levels

Who eats flaxseeds? If you don’t maybe you should! The health benefits are numerous ranging from heart health, digestive health, weight control and decreasing risk of certain cancers. Now a study has showed that eating flax seeds may help lower androgen levels significantly in women with PCOS. Read on to learn more about the study.…

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How Exercise Helps PCOS Symptoms

I’m excited to stare this guest blog post from PCOS & exercise expert, Erika Volk. Managing your weight is just one of the many reasons why women living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome should workout. Time and again, women living with PCOS are told that losing weight will improve their symptoms. It is true losing even just…

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