Your PCOS Food Cheat Sheet

This simple PCOS Food Cheat sheet will help get you started on choosing the right foods for your PCOS. Pin it to your fridge or keep it in your phone for easy access when planning your meals!

20 Reasons Why Magnesium Needs to be in your Vitamin Cabinet

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Magnesium is extremely important. It is probably one of the most helpful vitamins we have. The reason being, that magnesium is used in over 300 enzyme reactions in the body. It is incredibly important for so many different processes in the body. Health Canada estimates that more than 34% of … Read More

What every woman with PCOS should know about their Thyroid

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Your thyroid is an incredibly important gland in your body. It regulates so many functions including metabolization, temperature regulation, and energy. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 Canadians deal with thyroid-related issues. When it comes to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, it is even more important to get your thyroid … Read More

PODCAST: A Cyster and Her Mister

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Check out the podcast A Cyster and Her Mister that Dr. Samina guest-starred in. She talks about Naturopathic Treatments for PCOS. On this episode of A Cyster & Her Mister, a naturopathic doctor joins us! Dr. Samina Mitha is a Naturopathic Doctor specializing in PCOS & Fertility!Dr. Samina brings greats … Read More

Top 5 Supplements for PCOS and Inflammation

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Chronic, low-grade inflammation is at the core of PCOS. In fact, all women with PCOS will have a certain degree of inflammation, whether really low, moderate, or high. Studies show that PCOS is associated with higher inflammation marker levels. These include CRP, pro-inflammatory cytokines (ie. IL-18, IL-6, MCP, TNF alpha), … Read More

How Inflammation can impact PCOS

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome  (PCOS) has been associated with low-grade systemic inflammation many times in research. (2) Inflammation is part of the body’s immune system, and is used to help protect the body from any harmful intruders. When the body recognizes a potential threat, it will create specific chemical messengers known … Read More

5 Skin Signs of Insulin Resistance

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Insulin is a major hormone that is produced in the body and can influence the health of your skin. This may sound surprising to you since we don’t necessarily associate insulin with skin health. Today, I’m going to break it down for you and show you how skin signs can … Read More

PCOS Weight Loss Myth Busting

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PCOS is a metabolic condition that comes with a host of symptoms. In fact, one of the biggest symptoms that women with PCOS contend with is weight gain. Furthermore, weight loss can be a struggle due to the hormonal environment. It can be difficult to figure out what to eat, … Read More

Why You Need to Know About the Estrobolome

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“Microbiome” has been quite the buzzword over the last few years. It’s basically the collection of microorganisms within your body, which can impact many aspects of your health. These include mood, metabolization, immunity and more. Recent research has emerged identifying specific microbes in the digestive tract that are responsible for … Read More

Top 5 Supplements for PCOS and Infertility

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Supplements for PCOS have become so vast it can be hard to determine exactly which products are important for you. Ultimately, it still depends on each individual and you should always consult a Naturopathic Doctor before taking any supplementation. That said, the guide below can help you understand both why … Read More

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