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These top 7 foods help your PCOS – relieve your pain and can significantly reduce your risk of death

Women with PCOS have been shown to have increased levels of inflammation, as measured by CRP, and inflammation is a significant issue for many women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

Inflammation is a significant cause the potentially deadly illnesses you are at increased risk of, like cardiovascular dis-ease, Diabetes and cancer. Inflammation has also been shown to reduce insulin sensitivity, and cause pain. Ouch!

The great news is there is so much you can do to reduce your levels of inflammation, and all of it naturally. Look to food, as food is a critical and powerful key to conquering your PCOS.

These 7 yummy anti-inflammatory foods should be included in your food plan regularly.

1) Berries, including blueberries, strawberries and acai
2) Grapes
3) Cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli and cauliflower
4) Tumeric
5) Fish
6) Cinnamon (which had also been shown to improve insulin sensitivity)
7) Nuts

Enjoy, and think of ways you can include some of these each and every day!

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Dr. Rebecca Harwin
The PCOS Expert
Nutritionist, Author, Chiropractor

 

P.S. If you take insulin sensitising medication, I would recommend you also take a B vitamin complex. These medications have been shown to reduce your B vitamin levels, which can cause increased levels of inflammation.

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