Indian food and the PCOD/PCOS diet
One of the most common conditions that can be caused by hormone imbalances, especially in women of reproductive age, is PCOD/PCOS. This has been linked to insulin because most women suffering from PCOD/PCOS have high levels of insulin, which causes the ovaries to produce more male hormones. Experts believe that genetics may be a factor in PCOS. However, more research is needed to determine the exact cause. Let’s talk about PCOD/PCOS diet and Indian food.
A bad lifestyle that includes not exercising and eating junk food is the main reason for PCOD/PCOS.
Experts say it is possible to reverse the disease by following a PCOD/PCOS diet and Indian food. If you want to avoid PCOD/PCOS, there are a few simple steps you can take. It starts with weight loss. It is likely that you have read many ways to lose weight and are well-versed in the subject. But, the real question is: Have you ever been able to shed weight? These are some tips if you answered NO.
These are the best PCOD/PCOS tips for Indian food. Photo by Bady Abbas on Unsplash
These lifestyle changes can reverse PCOS/PCOD, and help you control your weight
Reduce the use of refined oils in your cooking. You can roast, boil, or use other methods to cook instead of frying. Fiber can help you feel fuller for longer periods of time and increase your satiety. Acetic acid, which comes in the form vinegar, helps to naturally burn fat. Apple cider vinegar can be added to your daily diet. Apple cider vinegar can be added to water or juice. You might try Jaljeera mixed with lime and soda with some ice. It is the best way I know to keep cool in summer. Keep your weight in check by drinking water regularly. You must make a gradual lifestyle change to avoid PCOD/PCOS. You cannot cure PCOD/PCOS with any type of temporary weight loss. This tea is one of the best to manage PCOD/PCOS. Spearmint is anti-androgenic, which helps with PCOD/PCOS. Learn how to make Spearmint tea
Boil 1 cup water. Let it simmer for 5-10 minutes. Strain the tea and enjoy it. To reap the maximum benefits, you must drink spearmint tea two times per day for several weeks.
Brown rice can be substituted for white rice. Cinnamon is an ingredient that helps regulate menstrual cycles and insulin resistance in women who have PCOD/PCOS. It can be added to soups, salads, and breakfast bowls. Flaxseeds can be added to your meals as they can reduce androgen levels, helping you fight PCOS. Flaxseeds also have high levels of fibre, which helps lower cholesterol. Flaxseeds are also rich in omega 3, which is a plus. After soaking the seeds in water for 6-8 hours, add ground flaxseeds into soups, smoothies, and broths. One teaspoon of the soaked seeds should be taken empty stomach before breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Continue doing this until your body feels better. You can also include sprouted fenugreek leaves and fenugreek seed greens to your diet.
These tips are based upon personal experience so results might vary for everyone. However, there are no side effect after using them. These tips may not work for you.
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