Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a syndrome that is directly related to obesity, since hormonal changes occur that cause overweight.
Obesity can be caused by different diseases, in this case polycystic ovary syndrome. This syndrome causes alternations in different types of hormones that cause overweight.
It is important that you consider that, according to some scientific information, if you lose 5% of body weight can help reduce and balance hormones. Moreover, the diet in this syndrome also favors the prevention of other metabolic diseases such as diabetes and hypercholesterolemia.
One of the pillars of dietary treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is to reduce the consumption of foods with high glycemic index (GI). To do this, you can incorporate into your diet low GI foods.
It is also important that you increase consumption of foods rich in fiber, which will help reduce the absorption of sugars and fats from food.
Avoid refined flour and all products made with this type of flour.
Do not skip meals. Not eating is not synonymous with slim, quite the opposite. But eat your metabolism slows down and instead of lose weight, gain weight.
Increase consumption of foods rich in magnesium and omega 3. These two nutrients will help you avoid certain complications of this disease.
If you suffer from PCOS diet it can be difficult, but not impossible. A balanced diet made considering these suggestions, along with daily physical activity can be a great help to lose weight and reduce the complications of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
Keep in mind that if you show certain symptoms such as: increased body hair, deepening voice, thinning hair, worsening of acne or appearance of thick, dark skin folds around the neck, groin and armpits, it is necessary to consult with your doctor to determine whether or not it is SOP.