Category Archives: PCOS Diet

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“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…

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

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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…

Losing Weight with PCOS: An Update

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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…

Further PCOS Diet Plan Guidelines

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In the previous post, we looked at the main components of the Low GI diet. In this post, I offer some further guidelines for a healthy PCOS diet plan. These are not essential to a low GI diet but I would still suggest you try to follow them (for the reasons given). PCOS Diet Plan…

Low GI Diet Plan Guidelines

Low GI Diet Plan

Some of you on Facebook (PCOS Diet and PCOS Matters) have been asking for a few more guidelines on which diet to follow. As I mentioned previously, it’s important to pick something and then stick to it. But my recommendation is that you follow a Low GI diet plan (low Glycemic Index) or Low GL…

The Problem with the All or Nothing Diet

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Think about the last time you achieved something momentous in your life such as, passing an exam, receiving a promotion at work, or hitting a particular goal. How long did it take to get there? Was it instant or did you have to study/work/learn/adapt? As children we instinctively understand that to achieve something we have…

Welcome to 2012 and a Healthier You

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Happy New Year and a special welcome to all of you who have committed to making this the year you make changes in your life to help kick your PCOS in the butt! What is this PCOS Diet? Many of you are asking me what this PCOS diet is, and I thought it would also be…

Are You Ready to Kick Your PCOS in the Butt this Year?

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I’ve been a bit quiet on the PCOS Diet front. Those of you who were following along on the My PCOS Diet Tumblr blog will know that my dad became very sick. I went to live with Mum and Dad for a while to help out. I was there much longer than expected and hadn’t…