The polycystic ovarian syndrome (commonly known as PCOS) is one of the most common hormone disorders, affecting one in five women in India, which is why it is surprising how many of us a) know nothing about it or b) find it It's so hard to find the information we need.
On Friday, famous nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar shared the indicators you should look out for if you are worried that you may have polycystic ovaries. He challenged you to "use your natural intelligence, not AI or scales, to measure your health," Rujuta said on the three key and "real" indicators: "Daytime energy levels, nightly sleep quality, and adherence to the exercise plan ".
Superfoods and Best Diet for PCOS
The author, exercise science expert, one of the world's most persecuted nutritionists and a renowned dietician for A-Lister, such as Kareena Kapoor Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt also said that treating PCOS requires a balance of eating the right foods, as the diet can have a massive impact on PCOS.
Rujuta Diwekar says that Coconut, Ghee, Jaggery and Aliv seeds (or Halu) with enlarged pores help on the skin. (Shutterstock)
The best way to control PCOS is through lifestyle changes: sleep, stress management, exercise, and above all, diet.
"A varied diet is the key to maintaining various gut bacteria, which in turn help regulate insulin sensitivity and periods," Rujuta wrote in the post she shared with her 5.7 lakh Twitter followers.
Even though there is not one type of diet that is best for anyone with PCOS, there are some general diet tips. Anyone with PCOS can benefit from it. Here are the main guidelines that Rujuta recommends:
1. Coconut, Ghee, Jaggery and Aliv seeds (or Halu), which help with enlarged pores on the skin.
. 2 Raw banana, suran (or yam) and sprouted legumes that prevent PMS, migraines and spotting that lasts for days.
. 3 Nachni (or Ragi), either as Dosa, Oatmeal or Bhakri, which prevents cramping and acne around the chin
How to lose weight if you have PCOS
Symptoms of PCOS include ovarian cysts, irregular periods, high levels of male hormones, excess hair growth and acne. But one of the most remarkable symptoms of PCOS is weight gain and difficulty in losing weight.
Rujuta Diwekar says women with PCOS should work out weight once a week to improve bone mineral density and muscle tone. (Shutterstock)
PCOS and obesity often go hand in hand, with countless reasons such as an imbalance in hormones and a likelihood of insulin resistance. To make matters worse, weight loss for women with PCOS is severe and gaining weight can aggravate PCOS symptoms, trapping people in a vicious cycle.
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But although losing weight is notoriously difficult, it is not impossible. According to Rujuta's PCOS guideline, which focuses on nutrition rather than diet, it may require some lifestyle changes and some planning, but you can get rid of these unwanted kilos and finally get your PCOS symptoms under control.
"Improving weight traction once a week for bone mineral density and muscle tone Exercise yoga asanas, especially the restorative such as Supta baddakonasana (inclined-bound angle pose), to relieve pain in heavy flow," wrote Rujuta.
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Calcium is a good cure for cramps. To alleviate long-term pain, Rujuta suggests: "Take a calcium and B12 supplement throughout the treatment week to control cramping and headache / back pain."  Follow @htlifeandstyle for more