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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Weight Gain

What can I do to lose weight if I have polycystic ovary syndrome? continued...

In addition to taking medication, adding healthy habits into your lifestyle can help you keep your weight under control:

  • Restricting calories with a high-fiber, low-sugar diet can help. Load up on fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Avoid processed and fatty foods to keep your blood sugar levels in check. If you’re having trouble eating healthy on your own, talk to your doctor or a dietitian. 
  • Eat four to six small meals throughout the day, rather than three large meals. This will help control your blood sugar levels. 
  • Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day on most, if not all, days of the week. 

 

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on October 08, 2014
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