Why does gluten and dairy free help PCOS?
Part of the benefit women notice when removing gluten is that they have lowered their overall carbohydrate load. Reducing carbohydrates to about 40% of a woman’s diet has been shown to have positive effects in managing PCOS.
Is dairy free good for PCOS?
Dairy & PCOS
The women in the study experienced weight loss, improved insulin sensitivity and reduced testosterone. These results are significant and show that limiting foods that elevate insulin, such as low-fat dairy and starchy carbohydrates, can have positive effects on PCOS symptoms.
What diet works best for PCOS?
The DASH diet: Doctors often recommend the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet to reduce the risk or impact of heart disease. It may also help manage PCOS symptoms. A DASH diet is rich in fish, poultry, fruits, vegetables whole grain, and low-fat dairy produce.