Struggling to lose weight having PCOS? It doesn’t haven’t to be that way.
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Making the right adjustments to your diet, training and supplementation can make a significant impact on your weight loss efforts.
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The following factors need to be considered
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🔸insulin resistant- improve body metabolism of glucose
🔸Vitamin D deficiency – 67-85% of women living with PCOS have vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency can make PCOS symptoms like insulin resistance and menstrual irregularities worse.
🔸Control appetite and cravings- more likely to snack and binge
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How to improve the above ?
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✅Create a calorie deficit- this principle remains the same
✅PrioritiseResistance training – improves insulin sensitivty
✅Lower the % of carbs. Roughly 30% of total calorie intake, opt for low Gi carbs where possible
✅Prioritise foods high in protein and fibre to keep you full and control appetite
✅Prioritise resistance training to improve insulin sensitivity
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The following supplements will help improve insulin sensitivity, fatigue, overall health, well-being and help you to adhere to a calorie deficit
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✅Inositol- 2g in the morning, 2g in the evening
✅Vitamin D- 4000iu daily
✅Folic acid- 400 mcg daily
✅Vitamin B12- 2.4 mcg daily
✅Omega 3 Fish oil- 3000 mg daily

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