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September is PCOS Awareness Month

PCOS Awareness Month

September is PCOS Awareness Month; at least it is in the United States, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the world can’t get behind raising awareness of PCOS this month. How Can I Take Part in PCOS Awareness Month? Campaign for Greater Research and Treatment Between 8% and 20% of women of reproductive age…

PCOS Matters is on Instagram

PCOS Matters is on Instagram

  PCOS Matters has been providing useful information and support on Twitter for many years; we have two popular pages on Facebook – PCOS Matters and Your PCOS Diet; and now PCOS Matters is on Instagram. Why Instagram? Those who use Instagram tend to love it (me included) and I wanted to provide PCOS support and…

“PCOS Diet for the Newly Diagnosed” Review

PCOS for the Newly Diagnosed

If you follow PCOS Matters on Facebook you will have seen me mention a new-ish book that has been released called “PCOS Diet for the Newly Diagnosed – Your All-In-One Guide to Eliminating PCOS Symptoms with the Insulin Resistance Diet” by Tara Spencer. As promised, I read it and here is my video review of…

PCOS and Inflammation: It’s Time to Take Action

PCOS and inflammation

Inflammation is not a new concept in the medical world but it does seem to have become a buzzword amongst health professionals in recent years. So, what is it and why should you be concerned about the link between PCOS and inflammation? What is Inflammation? There are many different kinds of inflammation but, in short,…

Low GI Pancake Recipe

A few weeks ago I shared a video on the Your PCOS Diet Facebook page from Tasty at Buzz Feed, which showed how to make nutritious pancakes. All 4 recipes are relatively Low-GI (as long as you’re careful with your choice of topping) and are a great idea if you crave pancakes. I love pancakes…

My Top 5 Favorite Low GI Snacks

low gi snacks

I want to start adding some of my favorite recipes to the PCOS Matters blog. “Recipes” is a fairly loose term in this post as these are some of my favorite Low GI snacks. They require little preparation; most of them can be eaten in their raw form. My Top 5 Favorite Low GI Snacks…

21 Day Sugar Detox – Beat the Sugar Cravings

You may remember that I did a 30 Day Vegan Detox a few years ago. This worked really well at getting me to give up sugar and caffeine (among other toxins in my diet). However, although I enjoyed the food, I found the Vegan diet too restrictive (I can’t live forever without eggs or a burger). Anyway, I…

Stuck for PCOS Gift Ideas?

If you’re stuck for last minute gift ideas for a friend or loved one with PCOS, here are some that are specific to helping particular symptoms of PCOS or are designed to help raise awareness. However, just because someone has PCOS does not mean they want aspects of it highlighted in a gift. Use your best…

Losing Weight with PCOS: An Update

pcos diet 2013

Many of you have been interested in finding out whether I have been losing weight with PCOS. It’s been about 18 months since I kicked it off and I’ve been pretty quiet during a lot of that time. Losing Weight with PCOS: An Update Firstly, apologies for my lack of posting. I won’t go into…

What PCOS Supplements Should I Consider Using?

If you’re dealing with PCOS, you already know that it can be a devastating diagnosis. The condition carries with it a long list of symptoms that can be hard to handle. One alternative to explore is supplementation, but the possibilities are endless. What PCOS supplements should you consider? How Can PCOS Supplements Help? Supplements are exactly…