PCOS & PCOD

PCOS – A hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges

With PCOS, you need carbs more than ever, and that too the unprocessed ones like the humble wheat, rice, jowar, bajra, nachni or ragi, barley, etc. you will need to have dals, milk and milk-products, fish, eggs, paneer, cheese, etc. It’s best to take it one step at a time.

Stay away from everything that says ‘fat-free’ or ‘low-fat’ on the shelf.

Essential fatty acids like Omega-3 and Omega-6, which you can find in ghee, paneer and oils like groundnut, til, sesame, safflower, sunflower, rice bran, olive, coconut, etc., along with nuts, help decrease the glycemic index of the food.

flaxseeds (alsi), walnuts and some green veggies. Now here’s how it works it mimics the action of insulin.

Micro minerals like selenium, zinc and chromium improve our body’s insulin sensitivity .

Fresh curd, paneer, sprouts, idli, dosa (anything that’s fermented) is priceless for ovaries because of the abundant supply of vitamin B12.

 

Arthritis

Arthritis is a general term encompassing conditions that share joint pain and inflammation.

Healthy joints require a balanced diet, physical activity, and an adequate amount of rest

Eating a healthy diet is important for weight loss. Choosing a diet with lots of antioxidants, such as fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs, can help reduce inflammation.

You must avoid fried foods if you have arthritis.

 

Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found among some fats that moves through your bloodstream and into your body’s cell. Your body make some cholesterol and some we need from outside. One kind of cholesterol is good cholesterol and is important in building cells in the body.

 

Osteoporosis & Calcium deficiency

Vitamin D is essential for strong bones, because it helps the body use calcium from the diet.

Foods that provide vitamin D include: Fatty fishes like tuna, mackerel, and salmon. Food with vitamin D are some dairy products, orange juice, soy milk, and cereals.

Vitamin D plays important roles in immune function. One of the most common symptoms of deficiency is an increased risk of illness or infections.

Low blood levels of the vitamin may be a cause or contributing factor to bone pain and lower back pain.

Calcium is very important for everyone especially for growing kids. If they are complaining leg pain make sure you add enough calcium in there diet and expose them to morning sunlight

 

Weak Immunity

Vitamin C is an essential vitamin which needs to be added in diet to have a healthy body and a strong immune system.

Here are some common symptoms if you have vitamin C deficiency: -Low intakes of vitamin C are associated with dry, sun-damaged skin, but these symptoms can also be caused by other factors. -It weakens blood vessels, causing easy bruising. It’s often one of the first obvious signs of vitamin C deficiency. -It slow down the rate of collagen formation, it causes wounds to heal more slowly. -Red, bleeding gums are a common sign of vitamin C deficiency, and severe deficiency can even lead to tooth loss.

 

Anemia

Anemia is a deficiency of hemoglobin. The most common cause is iron deficiency due to blood loss, poor diet or failure to absorb iron from blood. But it’s just not iron which is responsible for anemia, other vitamins deficiency also leads to anemia.

Vitamins to add in your diet Incase you are anemic: – Vitamin B1: needed to form red blood cells. – Vitamin B6: increases energy level – Vitamin B12: needed to form red blood cells – Folic acid : to form healthy red blood cells – Vitamin C : aids iron absorption

 

Please feel free to contact me if you are suffering with any of these problems. I will be happy to help you.