PCOS is an abbreviation for the words Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It is a condition that affects the functions of a woman's ovaries. It is characterized by irregular periods which means that the ovary does not regularly release eggs (ovulation), high levels of male hormones can result in physical signs such as excess facial, chest, back, body, and even buttocks hairs, weight gain, and oily skin.
1 in 10 women experience this condition and the cause is unknown neither, is there any cure for it but the symptoms can be treated. Eating a healthy balanced meal is beneficial as it can help with symptoms such as weight gain.
Below are 10 foods that can help fight Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Broccoli- provides plenty of calcium which is one of the important anti-PCOS minerals.
Spinach- contains a large variety Of nutrients that help reduce inflammation in the body.
Blueberries- This fruit is high in antioxidants which helps increase insulin sensitivity
Cinnamon- it helps increase insulin sensitivity, helps treat obesity as well as PCOS
Garlic- helps release blood vessels and also increases blood flow.
Apples- are low in calories and full of fiber which helps combat other free hormones
Nuts- helps balance hormones and improved cholesterol and insulin
Pumpkin seeds- contains essential fatty acids which help regulate hormones, loser insulin level and regulate menstruation
Avocados - contains plant stanols which work to reduce cholesterol
Eggs- it is a high-protein food that is also rich in omega-3 fats.
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