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 you are looking to get pregnant

I clearly remember my first abdomen sonogram- I was a teenager and the technician told me: “You have micropolicystyc ovariesand you are going to have a troublesome pregnancy”.  Has this happened to you too? Actually, I have been lucky because my ovaries were multifullicular (Gosh! Evaluation mistakes are too common!)…

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…

Night binges

Eating at night is quite common, but a few people are aware of its harmfulness. If it is taken lightly, it may become a bad inveterate habit which leads to a low-quality sleep and weight gain. Sometimes it can turn into an ordinary lifestyle- you often wake up in the…

Take a deep breath

Do you know that breathing well may be a very suitable way to take care of yourself? Yes, the breath”! it is considered to be natural and ordinary, spontaneous, we don’t need to think about that. Yes, it is essential to our life, but it is so natural to be…

Choose healthy sugar for you

Here we are again to speak about sugar! In the previous article we got rid of the “dangers” you had stored in your cupboard, now let’s fill it with some “friendly” (sweet) food. I am terribly sorry, but you don’t need any sweet snacks or drinks in your kitchen nor in…

Veggie side dishes: the best for you

In this article we are going to speak about veggies. Yes, because you should not plan a meal without them. If you get used to eating veggies at your meals, you won’t be able to do without anymore. But which veggies? A lot! Full of colors and seasonal! Green salad…