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Nutrition

Tips for Eating During the Holidays

Navigating food throughout the holiday season can be very difficult. There are more sweet and treat foods than any other part of the year. Days are packed with endless gatherings and obligations with work, family, and loved ones. You might be seeing people that you haven’t seen in ages, and even worse, they might comment on your body and how ...
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Nutrition

Spices And Herbs for PCOS: Natural PCOS Treatment

If you’re wondering whether there are herbs for PCOS - specifically, herbs that may counteract common symptoms of this condition with minimal side effects - then you’re in luck. A review in the peer-reviewed BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine journal examined 33 studies and concluded that there are 6 herbs which may aid in relieving hyperandrogenism, amenorrhea, and polycystic ovary ...
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Health

Why Is Exercise Important?

You may have thought to yourself at some point, “okay, I hear a lot about how I ‘should’ be exercising… but exactly why is exercise important for my daily life?” It’s a good question to ask. In recent years, there’s been increased acceptance that various forms of exercise, such as cycling, walking, running, yoga, swimming (and many more) all present ...
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Real Stories

Food, Mind, Body, and PCOS: Angela Grassi

Getting a PCOS diagnosis can be overwhelming in more ways than one. You may be filled with questions like “what foods should I eat?”, “are there certain nutrients and vitamins my body needs more of now?” and maybe most importantly: “can I mitigate the symptoms of PCOS through diet?”  To make things more complicated, there’s also a lot of information ...
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Health

How To Test For PCOS (And What To Expect)

The question of “how to test for PCOS'' is a bit more complicated than first meets the eye.  That’s because there is no one checkbox you need to fill in order to receive a PCOS diagnosis. Instead, it’s a result of assessing multiple symptoms and criteria, and tests such as blood tests are just a piece of this overall  picture ...
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