Could insulin resistance be your PCOS root cause?

Could insulin resistance be your PCOS root cause?

What is insulin resistance?  Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps your body’s cells use glucose from the blood. When you have insulin resistance, the cells are not responding to insulin and not allowing glucose into the cells efficiently. Yet,...
Six Ways to Reduce Hormone Disruptors for PCOS

Six Ways to Reduce Hormone Disruptors for PCOS

It is known that Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is an endocrine or hormonal disorder, which means that many women with PCOS have too much or not enough of certain hormones. This imbalance is much of what causes PCOS symptoms. It’s also known that many of the products we...
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...
Peach-Strawberry Smoothie for PCOS

Peach-Strawberry Smoothie for PCOS

Peach season is my favorite season of all! There is nothing like bite into to a perfectly ripe Georgia-grown peach. Luckily, I live in Tennessee so they are plentiful! We’ve already been through two cases this summer! I wish it lasted longer. But all good things must...
Peach-Strawberry Smoothie for PCOS

How To Build A PCOS-Friendly Smoothie

The majority of women with PCOS have some degree of insulin resistance, inflammation, and hormone imbalance, which contributes to much of their related symptoms. The good news is that there are many ways to help care for these causes and symptoms. NUTRITION is one of...