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?…

The importance of losing weight

Yes, it is true: if you suffer from PCOS, you should lose weight (in case you are overweight). I always tell it to my patients. Every time I deal with this matter, I can perceive all the suffering a woman may experience when she speaks about herself, when she can’t…

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…

Cooking salmon

Salmon is a source of high quality proteins for your diet. Did you know that? It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, the ‘good’ fats. It is and fast to cook. Buy a fresh or frozen salmon fillet. Make sure it is about 200g, the average serving for a woman who is…

PCOS, milk and dairy products

Do you like milk? You can’t do without it? Do you have it for breakfast or for your main meals? Do you think it is refreshing?  I am sorry, I have some bad news for you! Milk is a great product, rich in fat-soluble vitamins, proteins and mineral salts, but…