In case you didn’t know, dairy does affect your PCOS due to the amount and types of hormones present in them. So it’s true when they say that you’re PCOS is directly connected to the different types of foods we eat that have excess sugar or starchy carbs amongst some proteins, to dairy products. Which is why you always hear experts tell us to avoid “certain foods” if you have PCOS.
By the way I love dairy products like yogurt are a great source of calcium and vitamin D. It is also considered a carbohydrate due to its high lactose content. And there is a positive link between dairy consumption and acne.
For these reasons, it may be advisable for some women with PCOS to limit their intake of yogurt or milk. Dairy offers bone-strengthening benefits, so it’s best not to cut it out entirely unless you have to.
Which is why we’re sharing this information for women who have to deal with PCOS. These 3 hormones in dairy affect your PCOS.
Also, I lost a lot of weight while having PCOS, and here’s how you can do it too. How to Lose Weight With PCOS
High amounts of leptin basically slows down your metabolism which adds to your body fat, making you gain weight (and/or obese).
Ah! Insulin leads to more cravings, especially for carbs because you’re constantly feeling hungry, hence the intensive pangs, then there’s a lot of weight gain around the belly area, and high testosterone, which may cause hair loss (in the front of the head) and lead to infertility as well.
Cortisol, is the stress hormone and it can gravely contribute to anxiety, acne, hair loss, facial hair and hyperandrogenism, which may include acne, seborrhea (inflamed skin), hair loss on the scalp, increased body or facial hair, and infrequent or absent menstruation for many.
So, ladies now you know better!
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