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Living with PCOS: low glycemic index breakfast

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Living with PCOS means you have to make certain lifestyle choices and switching to a low glycemic index diet is one of them. You don't have to fully change your eating habits when converting to a low glycemic index diet. Instead, select meals that are both nutritious and low in glycemic index.

Here are 3 low glycemic index breakfast you can try to lower your blood sugar and give you energy to move forward with your day.

1 Oatmeal

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When it comes to oatmeal, you must first ensure that you select the correct type. To put it another way, whole oats or steel-cut oats have a low GI, whereas instant oats are highly refined and have a high GI. You can also top your oatmeal with a little amount of low-GI fruit, such as apples, peaches, or pears, to add some flavor and nutrition.

2 Eggs

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Eggs are high in protein and the yolk includes omega-3 fatty acids which can help reduce inflammation. Eggs are fantastic since they can be prepared in a variety of ways so you don't get bored eating the same thing every day. You can scramble eggs, bake them, or hard boil them.

3 Smoothies

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Smoothies are a terrific way to add fruit and veggies like kale, spinach, and avocado into your diet. You can make a smoothie by blending a cup of your favorite fruit, such as sliced strawberries, nectarines, or apricots, to make a fruit smoothie and add a base like, coconut water, almond or coconut milk, For extra healthy fats and protein, try adding protein powder, nuts, and nut butters like almond butter or peanut butter.

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