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5 Superfoods to Manage PCOS

Nupur Jain

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that causes hormonal imbalances and problems with metabolism.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common health condition experienced by 10 out of 100 women of childbearing age.

PCOS can also lead to other serious health issues, such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems, depression, and an increased risk of endometrial cancer.

Here are some Super foods to manage PCOS

1. Spearmint Tea

Spearmint tea has significant anti-androgen effects that can be very beneficial for women dealing with PCOD. Drinking 2-3 cups of spearmint tea every day can help reduce Free Testosterone levels by 30%. Long-term use can reduce hirsutism, which always improves body image.

2. Jamun or jamun seeds powder

Shows Digestive properties and anti-diabetic properties that help in managing blood sugar levels normal. How much and how to consume – you can have Jamun fruits in season or you can have seeds powder 1 tsp /-day.

3. Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd is rich in an active compound known as charantin enzyme, that controls the blood sugar level, also vit c of bitter gourd helps in inflammation in pancreas due to diabetes. How much and how to consume- Raw or cooked or in juice form. 1 medium /-day.

4. Fenugreek or Methi Dana

Methi Help in lowering the insulin resistance ,increases the glucose utilization and helps in controlling the diabetes. Provide Vit B and fiber that helps body to manage diabetes. How much and how to consume- 1 tsp /-day. Powdered form, overnight soaked water or sprouted form.

5. Guava or Guava Leaves

several studies have shown that Guava leaves extract shows in lowering blood sugar levels and insulin resistance. How much and how to consume –1 or 2 medium sized fruit or 1 cup guava leaves tea.