Women with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), are researched to be at a greater risk for heart diseases, obesity, diabetes and infertility. Among other factors, an optimum PCOS Diet plan may serve as an essential treatment tool for effective management of PCOS and its related complications. This diet and PCOS relation gets emphasis because of the role PCOS diet plan can play in combating the insulin resistance, which happens among PCOS sufferers. The article is an attempt to highlight the role of PCOS diet plan and also to provide certain practical guidelines for proper meal planning.

Insulin is a hormone which is produced in the pancreas with the primary function of converting the foods (especially carbohydrates) in to the energy. It helps in the transport of glucose to our muscles, fat and liver cells through blood stream. However, during PCOS, this function tends to get impaired, due to which the process of getting the glucose out of the blood into the cells gets affected.

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