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What healthy lifestyle habits can keep your weight under control with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

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In addition to medication, a few healthy habits can help you keep your weight under control:

  • Eat a high-fiber, low-sugar diet. Load up on fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Avoid processed and fatty foods to keep your blood sugar levels in check.
  • Eat four to six small meals throughout the day, rather than three large meals. This will help control your blood sugar levels.
  • Exercise at least 30 minutes a day on most, if not all, days of the week.

SOURCES:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: ''Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).''

Richardson, M. , 2003; vol. 68: pp. 697-704. American Family Physician

WebMD Health News: "FDA Restricts Use of Diabetes Drug Avandia."

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on October 31, 2018

SOURCES:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: ''Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).''

Richardson, M. , 2003; vol. 68: pp. 697-704. American Family Physician

WebMD Health News: "FDA Restricts Use of Diabetes Drug Avandia."

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on October 31, 2018

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