Diet and PCOS – new information

One of the nicest things about working from home is that I’ve been able to take time to study. I love to learn and I’ve been having such a great time exercising my brain with the tutoring lessons that I figured it would be nice to take some courses myself. I discovered Future Learn through…

The strongest girl in the world

During an emotionally charged discussion about my health recently, I blurted out “but I’m one of the strongest women I know”. It wasn’t an idle boast. If I’ve learned anything from the last 7 years, it’s that there’s not much I can’t bounce back from with my trademark goofy smile and a cuddle, and we’ve…

PCOS and diet – part 2

Yesterday we talked about insulin resistance and I said that it was only half the story with looking at diet for PCOS. That’s because there’s a growing body of evidence that PCOS is linked to or caused by chronic inflammation in the body. This comes as absolutely no surprise to many PCOS sufferers and there…

PCOS and diet, part 1

The approach to food and lifestyle with PCOS is something that requires a two-pronged attack. Today we’re going to cover half of it and then tomorrow I’ll revisit the topic. So you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS and I can guarantee that almost the first thing out of your doctor’s mouth when discussing treatment options was…