Why Am I Gaining Weight With PCOS?

Why Am I Gaining Weight With PCOS?

That’s a good question! Weight gain or inability to lose weight is a common symptom of PCOS, and the one symptom that seems to be the most frustrating for many women. In my opinion, weight is given an unhealthy amount of attention! The common advice from medical...
5 Ways to Begin Intuitive Eating with PCOS

5 Ways to Begin Intuitive Eating with PCOS

Intuitive eating is a non-diet framework created by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch that helps you break restrictive rules, use internal cues to guide nutrition choices, break the cycle of chronic dieting, and improve your relationship with food. It gives you the tools...
5 Reasons Dieting is Harmful for PCOS

5 Reasons Dieting is Harmful for PCOS

Dieting is harmful for PCOS? YES! The first advice women often receive when diagnosed with PCOS is to “lose weight”, like it’s that simple. It might be accompanied with diet advice “cut back on carbs”, “try keto”, “eat less, exercise more”. If you’ve been on the...
PCOS: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

PCOS: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

A major part of my work as a PCOS dietitian is helping women understand their PCOS diagnosis, what ACTUALLY causes it, and helping them address their individual root causes to improve symptoms. At the same time, it’s important to me to advocate for ALL women, no...