Prevent PCOS to prevent depression

Prevent PCOS to prevent depression

By Deepalekha Banerjee  on: 07 November 2015
Rate this: 
 5 Rating  based on 2 Reviews

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormone imbalance that causes infertility, obesity, and excessive facial hair in women, can also lead to severe mental health issues including anxiety, depression, and eating disorders.

Dietary guidelines to treat PCOS:

  • Weight loss of 5%-10% if overweight or obese in 3 months
  • Balanced carbohydrate intake.
  • Chose high fibre carbohydrate food or complex carbohydrates
  • Emphasize on lean protein foods
  • Consume 25-30% of calories from fats –unsaturated fatty acids & omega 3 fatty acids
  • Include2-3 servings of low fat dairy foods per day
  • Limit trans fatty acids
  • A mukti vitamin supplement is recommended with B12, specially for strict vegeteranians
  • Do not skip meals
  • Control portions
  • Limit salt intake
  • Limit sugar intake
  • Add a wide variety of fruits and vegetables
  • Smaller and more frequent meals to control blood glucose level
  • Daily physical activity

These are very generalized guidelines. For treating PCOS and or PCOD amongst teenagers kindly contact my e-clinic http://360degreenutricare.zest.md/ for better results.  Enter into a whole new world of Health & Nutrition. Stay fit and Stay Nutritious.

                                                                                                                                         ~ Dt. Deepalekha Banerjee


Tags:

 Related Blogs:
Is grilled Red meat SAFE for consumption
03 November 2015
  There has been a huge confusion in air regarding ‘Is consumption of tandoori, grilled, roasted red meat safe of carcinogenic?’ Here I am trying to give you some clarity on this topic.   Harmful Chemicals: Heterocyclic amines, or HCAs, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, are chemicals formed when meat is cooked at high temperatures over an open flame, according to the National Cancer Institute. HCAs form when the amino acids, sugars and creatine in meat react at high temperatures, while PAHs form when fat and juices from meat grilled over an open flame drip onto the fire, resulting in PAH-containing flames that adhere to the surface of meat. HCAs & PAHs increase the risk factor for cancer.   Three groups of foods can form cancer-causing chemicals when grilled and blackened: ·         all meats such as beef, lamb and pork ·         poultry such as chicken and turkey ·         fish and shellfish   What to do to keep your family safe? The safest thing to do is to give up grilling, frying, cooking at high temperatures, and overcooked and well-done meats ·          Cook with less intense heat and lower temperatures with all cooking methods ·         Use hardwood chips from hickory and maple which burn cooler than softwoods such as pine and fir ·         Use charcoal briquettes, which burn at lower temperatures ·          Be sure to oil your grill to keep food from sticking ·          Keep your grill clean ·         Scrape off all the charred residue every time you cook so that you don\'t transfer carcinogenic chemicals to your food the next time you use it ·          Avoid well-done meats ·         Avoid the blackened and charred areas ·          Use lower temperatures on the grill ·         Use thinner cuts, which cook quickly ·         Flip the filets before they are charred ·         Trim the fat before cooking ·         Use leaner cuts ·         Remove the skin from chicken and salmon ·         Defrost all meat before grilling ·         Cut meats up into cubes, which cook very quickly ·         Don\'t cook directly over coals, move them to the side ·         Keep the grill rack farther away from the food rather then right on top of the coals ·         Avoid having flames come in contact with the food ·         Use a drip rack to catch the fat ·         Remove food from the grill as soon as it is cooked ·         Don\'t  put cooked food back onto plates used for raw meat, poultry or fish due to bacteria   Use Alternate Cooking Methods ·         Bake (but do not overcook) ·         Cook with liquid: boil, steam, poach, stew ·         Slow-cook food  at low temperatures in the oven so that it is thoroughly cooked and moist and then put it on the grill briefly to just sear it.   Use Marinades ·         Marinated foods produce less HCAs and PAHs when cooked.  Some research shows that marinating your meats not only makes them taste better, but also reduces the production of carcinogens. ·         Marinades include olive oil, soy sauce, vinegar, mustard, lemon juice, orange juice, garlic, salt, pepper, cooking wine, herbs and spices ·         Remember that extra marinade that you may  want to use as sauce must be heated thoroughly for at least three minutes before serving over cooked food to kill any bacteria present from being in contact with uncooked meat, poultry or fish. ·         Always marinate food in the refrigerator to keep levels of bacteria low.   So moderate consumption of grilled and tandoors and roasted red meat reduces the risk of Cancer in future. Thus chose nutritious food to savour your taste buds and to stay healthy. For all such solutions to your health related confusions feel free to contact me in my e-clinic.                                                                                                      ~Dt. Deepalekha Banerjee
Dried fruits are trendy this DIWALI.. Say No to Sweets
08 November 2015
Sweets Vs dry fruits. It’s an ongoing, closely fought battle for demand this Diwali. Fructose (fruit sugar) is broken down slower by the body allowing the body to react more efficiently to the sugar you have just eaten, sucrose (sweet sugar) is broken down quicker by the body and can cause your body\'s natural sugar levels to change more quickly. Thus dried fruits are always better an option than sweets in this Diwali. But Dried fruits has some disadvantages. If these disadvantages are not kept in mind then one tend to consume more calories than consuming sweets or fresh fruits. Key points to remember: Water is removed from fresh fruits to make dried fruits. Thus the sugar & fibre in fruits gets concentrated. No one eats one or two dried fruits. They take a handful of them. This causes more calorie and sugar intake. Because drying fruit removes its water content, the portion size shrinks by about three-quarters. If you dehydrate one cup of fresh apricots, you’ll get 1/4 cup of dried apricots. Dried fruits contain preservatives like sulphites which causes digestive and respiratory problems Concentrated Fructose in dried fruits doesn’t send alarm bells to the brain to say you’re full. It fails to stimulate – and, indeed, blocks – appetite hormones leptin and ghrelin. This is why we don’t stop at 1-2 apricot Dried fruits are hard to digest. Fiber and water exist together in nature to help digest foods properly. Without water, dried fruit is hard to push through the gut and can cause some un-wanted problems. To conclude when consumed in moderation dried fruits are far better than sweets this DIWALI. Just keep an eye on the portion size of the dries fruits you consume to restrict yourselves from consuming more calories and more fructose.  for more details on dried fruits please visit http://deepalekha.blogspot.in/2015/11/dried-fruits-are-smartly-in-this-diwali.html                                                                                                                                                    ~ Dt. Deepalekha Banerjee                                
Deepalekha Banerjee

 View Profile

Nutritionist / Dietician in Pallikarnai, Chennai, India 

Dt. Deepalekha Banerjee, M.Sc. in Food & Nutrition (from Jadavpur University, Kolkata) having app. 10 years of professional experience in the Nutrition and Dietetics field. She has worked with brands like Nestle (Gurgaon), Apollo Hospital (Kolkata) and VLCC (Gurgaon & Kolkata) and is currently functioning as Nutrition and Dietetics Consultant to her clients in India and abroad.Her field of expertise ranges from weight loss programme, diet for diabetics, renal diet, hepatic diets, diet for good heart, pregnancy and lactation diets and the list goes on. Though the current era is all about 'speed', she doesnot believe in 'Crash Diets', however in disciplined life style and positive attitude towards life. She is a very effective counselor and a 'go to' person.One should eat to live, not live to eat~Moliere.....this site provides a complete 360 degree solution to nutritional wellbeing encompassing lifestyle modification including frequent health tips, weight & figure management.Please visit my facebook page - www.facebook.com/360degreenutricareIn this fast-paced, high-stress society, where everything going online, why not the diet? My e clinic; '360 Degree Nutricare by Dietitian Deepalekha' helps you attain optimal health by personalised diet plans and motivating diet counselling sessions. Looking after your health today gives you a better health for tommorow!  Looking for weight loss diet or a  Dietician in Pallakaranai or in Chennai? Interested in excellent weight loss service online or in Chennai? Then contact us. You can view our reviews and experience of our clients who have successfully reduced weight through healthy weight loss diet charts. NO Fad / Crash Diets, NO Starvations, No Gadgets and No Unsubstanciated claims! Deepalekha's diets aims at overall nutritional correction with comprehensive individual assessment,  with long term results and  benefits
Deepalekha Banerjee
Dt. Deepalekha Banerjee
Nutritionist / Dietician in Pallikarnai, Chennai Register Now!
By using this website, you agree that we and our partners may set cookies for purposes such as customising content. I Agree