Foods to help manage polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

If you suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the key is to stick to a low GI diet and eat smaller and healthier meals frequently to keep your blood sugar and insulin levels under control.

What to eat

  • Eat plenty of wholegrain bread, rice, pasta, noodles and cereal
  • Include lean fish and poultry, such as skinless chicken 
  • If you’re vegetarian, include whole soy foods to your diet
  • Eat organic and pasture-fed meat
  • Stick to unprocessed food 
  • Drink plenty of water 
  • Eat nuts and nut butters
  • Include reduced-fat or non-fat dairy (milk, yogurt, cheese)
  • Include healthy fats and supplements to your diet


What to stay away from:

  • Saturated fats
  • Foods high in salt
  • Foods containing added sugars


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