The correlation between PCOS and Diet

Last Updated on March 21, 2022 by Neelam Singh

PCOS is a health problem caused by the imbalance of reproductive hormones in women due to several factors, including lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating habits, stress, and sometimes heredity. 

On this Women’s Day, Sheela Krishnaswamy, Nutrition & Wellness Consultant, and Anchor, in conversation with Dr Aruna Kalra, a well-known Gynaecologist and Obstetrics Surgeon associated with CK Birla Hospital, Gurugram and Shiny Surendran, an accredited Sports Dietitian and preventive Health Nutritionist, discussed some pertinent issues related to the health condition.

The panelist discussed why PCOS is more common now than in the past and during the discussion, Dr Kalra pointed out that sedentary lifestyle and lack of physical activity along with genetic and environmental factors contribute to the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Talking about the right diet, Shiny Surendran stressed on the fact that green and leafy vegetables and proper exercise are the key factors to treat PCOS while limiting sugar, processed food, and trans fat.

Find out the answers to some important questions related to the health condition…

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