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Medical research has shown that Insulin resistance is a primary factor for over 70% of women with PCOS and yet most women I work with and talk to have been told by their doctor that their blood sugar is fine and that they are not insulin resistant.
So what’s the deal with insulin and PCOS and is it something that you should be addressing in order to reverse your PCOS? Well, my friend that is what this episode is all about so hit play to listen now!
The insulin effect
Notice how I didn’t say insulin resistance. There is a big difference and it is really important to understand the importance of the insulin effect if you want to reverse your PCOS naturally. that I want you to understand.
So what is insulin and how does it affect your PCOS hormones?
When you eat something it is broken down and released into your body as glucose (that’s another name for blood sugar). So by choosing the foods you eat smartly and combining certain foods to lessen their insulin effect you can greatly improve your PCOS hormones.
In this episode, you will learn about what foods worsen the insulin effect and your PCOS (spoiler alert….it’s not just sugar). And more importantly, you will learn what foods will help to improve your insulin effect and assist you in reversing your PCOS…..and it doesn’t require you to never eat certain foods again.
When you are armed with the food knowledge packed into this episode you will be able to make serious progress toward reversing your PCOS!
Are you ready? Go ahead and listen to this episode where I not only share how insulin is working in your body but some simple actionable steps to use this information to heal your PCOS naturally!
Resources Mentioned can be found on the Episode webpage:
- Reset Your Hormones with The PCOS Detox
- Get your FREE copy of the PCOS Fertility Meal guide
- Take the PCOS Root cause quiz to learn what your body needs to heal
Medical Journal References for this Episode - see the podcast page for this episode here:
- Adipocyte Insulin Resistance in PCOS: Relationship With GLUT-4 Expression and Whole-Body Glucose Disposal and β-Cell Function
- Association of Insulin Resistance and Elevated Androgen Levels with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): A Review of Literature
- The Pathogenesis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): The Hypothesis of PCOS as Functional Ovarian Hyperandrogenism Revisited
- The role of miRNAs in polycystic ovary syndrome with insulin resistance
- Review of Novel Potential Insulin Resistance Biomarkers in PCOS Patients—The Debate Is Still Open
- To Assess the Association between Glucose Metabolism and Ectopic Lipid Content in Different Clinical Classifications of PCOS
- All Women With PCOS Should Be Treated For Insulin Resistance