PCOS and Abdominal Obesity Go hand and hand
PCOS patients have an unfortunate association between abdominal obesity and insulin resistance at the same time. Most patients of PCOS are frustrated with the lack of results when it comes to the array of symptoms this chronic condition possesses. The one thing we know in the functional world of getting to the bottom line of your condition is that keeping your body in a homeostatic basically keeping all systems in the right PH and the right type of calm for the body to work at its optimum is key to preventing chronic and debilitating diseases. Also, nutritional factors and dietary habits play a significant role in gynecological disease development. Effective approaches to nutrition and exercise improve endocrine, reproductive, and cardiometabolic risk. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine and metabolic disorders in premenopausal women. With symptoms of Amenorrhoea (missed periods) or irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, thinning hair, acne, mood changes, infertility, depression, weight gain especially abdominal obesity, and fatigue.
Health status can be affected by nutrient deficiency and vice-versa. Gene-nutrient interactions are important contributors to health management and disease prevention. Nutrition or lack thereof can alter gene expression as well as susceptibility to disease. It is important to understand what nutrients your body is missing with PCOS as with most conditions women may encounter. Ordering a comprehensive micronutrient test is the first step in the management of PCOS and diet. Since PCOS covers a vast amount of systems in your body understanding the impact of how nutrition can truly change the dynamic for better or for worst can depend on your lifestyle. Here at Nutrition You Design we can help you to find out exactly what you are missing with our exclusive micronutrient testing. The best prevention is knowing exactly what your body is needing and this is exactly what this powerful test covers. We work with women with chronic conditions with an integrative approach you need to move forward. Contact our office to finally get the help you need to start your journey to better health in the prevention of abdominal obesity and insulin resistance.
Eating lean protein
Skinless chicken or turkey
Strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries
Spinach, artichokes, kale
Enjoying legumes- Chickpeas & peas
Nuts and seeds- Sunflower & Flaxseeds
Limit or Avoid
Saturated fats and Tran fats