Pcos and misbelieves

I have been told… I have heard about… I have read on the Internet. Keeping up with the newest pieces of information is important, but we should shed some light on the topic as sometimes what you read or hear is not scientifically true. We may believe in a very…

Counting calories? No, thanks

When I ask my PCOS patients what kind of diets they had been on before they got to my studio, I am always given the same answers: their diets are mainly based on the calorie intake, and the most critical moment is the maintenance plan when they often gain weight…

Don’t make mistakes: be careful with the glicemix index

Some common mistakes may cause the glycemic index to raise. Let’s take a step back-what is the glycemic index? Well, it is the measure of how quickly the glycaemia raises after you have had some food which contains carbs. When you eat something with carbs (pasta, potatoes, bread, etc.), first…

Let’s make friends with the glicemix index

I am sure that you know about the importance of a balanced eating plan when you have to manage PCOS, and you may have got some information about GI diet the most effective option to cope with this disorder. It seems something too conceptual, but what is the glycemic index?…

When overweight endangers your femininity

“You MUST lose at least 20 kg, and then we will talk about that again!”. You might have been told this scornfully. “You have a sweet tooth, do you?” or “Madam, how much do you weigh? No, we don’t make any appointments here at the fertility center, you have to…

Make your own meal

Have you ever planned a full, balanced meal which is suitable to manage your PCOS? Let’s do it together! Look at my video and learn to pay homage to this precious moment in your day.

Whole grain focaccia bread with spinaches and feta cheese

Ingredients for 4 people Whole grain flour: 500g Water: 200g Milk: 100g Extra Virgin olive oil: 4 tbsp Baking powder for savory baking: 1 packet Salt: 1 tsp 1 Fresh spinaches: 400g Garlic: 1 clove Feta cheese: 200g di Directions Combine all the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, and salt).…

Whole grain bread loaves

Ingredients for 5 pieces Whole grain flour: 1 Kg Water: 950ml Active yeast (1 packet of dry yeast or 25g of fresh yeast) Salt: 1 tbsp Directions 1) Combine the salt, the flour and the yeast (if you use the fresh one, dilute it in little water from the 950ml)…

Laying the table

Laying the table plays an important part in your meal management: you will pay the right attention to what you eat and you will eat more slowly. You need to know just a few but meaningful details. In this video I am going to answer a few basic but important questions:…

Cooking meat

Let’s prepare a simple and fast meat course. You just need about 150g of white lean meat. Chicken breast is the best choice, but buying it make sure about its origin: it must be organic and grown without antibiotics and hormone supplements. Heat the grill pan and when it is very…