An estimated 5-10% of women suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Disease. Lifestyle has, by and large, played an important role in making women vulnerable to this disease whose common symptoms include irregular periods and no ovulation.
Ensuring remedial action can prove to be a significant resolution which might otherwise lead to high cholesterol levels in the body, diabetes due to presence of high insulin and difficulty in pregnancy. Such hormonal imbalances also carry the risk of heart disease.
Not the ideal situation anyone would want to be in, is it?
This little four-letter word, often hated and strictly uncared for; DIET - thus becomes an integral part of this article.
A diet marks the line of difference between ‘eating what you love’ and ‘eating what is right’. Our daily dose of fast food and concentrated drinks can increase the carbohydrate content and sugar levels in the body. This can, in turn lead to insulin resistance and less control over weight loss. Maintaining a healthy diet will ensure constant body mass index.
Adherence to regular exercise and high protein diet directly supports weight loss and reduces implications on fertility and well-being.
So, what must you ideally follow?
Greens are the best - if not the best, that is available out there. They are high in fiber and helps in immune function.
Add a cup of almonds while rejoicing your favourite sundaes and practicing diet will never be a cause of concern. Almonds are rich in fibers and has the ability to lower blood sugar and cholesterol.
Go Low on Carbs
Carbohydrates in excess convert into fat Limiting your consumption of carbohydrates will considerably help in fat loss.
Snacking Done Right
Lean meats, salads, sprouts, nuts and low carb crackers are an ideal snack pack if you want to relieve from the stress of developing PCOD. They help in retaining the essential nutrients and energize you throughout the day by regulating blood glucose levels.⠀⠀
Get Fat, The Right Way
The lesser the carbohydrate content, the more the consumption of fats can be allowed inside the body. Yet, this not to say we bring out our free-spirit and grunge on the pizza.