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Has anyone else been diagnosed with PCOS? If so, does anyone know of a good PCOS diet plan to follow?



  • I think PCOS is the biggest concern for me too, according to me, having a basic awareness of what "good nutrition" means and what is going into your body and regular exercise is good enough for PCOS women.
  • I was diagnosed in May, the biggest thing I've seen/read about is watching your carbs. I don't have the insulin resistant kind (yet) but don't want to risk developing that. Pretty much limit your meals to 45 grams of carbs and snacks to 15g. It's not too hard to follow but you do have to think about it. 

    TTC #1 Since October 2012
    DX PCOS May 2013
    Clomid 50-150mg- No Response
    Moved to RE October 2013
    Nov. 2013: IUI #1 Letrozole + Ovidrel = BFN
    Dec. 2013: IUI #2 Letrozole + Ovidrel= BFP on 1/8/2014 !! EDD 9/22/2014
    Beta #1 (12 dpo): HCG 27, Progesterone 15 (starting on supplements)
    Beta #2 (15 dpo): HCG 297, Progesterone 29
    Beta #3 (17 dpo): HCG 667, Progesterone 34
    1st Ultrasound 1/28 (6 weeks + 1) Baby measuring exactly as it should, HB 118!
    2nd Ultrasound 2/5 Baby measuring 7w4d, HB 133. Everything looks perfect!

    BabyFruit Ticker
  • I've been diagnosed with PCOS but I'm not insulin resistant either. I am carb sensitive though. I avoid processed sugars as much as possible and carbs at dinner and have noticed it has made a big difference. Dr Natasha Turner (ND) has a few good books on the topic if you're interested
    First date July 31, 1999    Married January 28, 2009 

    TTC#1 July 2010 PCOS dx April 2011 
    DS born: February 21, 2012

    TTC#2 June 2013 MMC Sept 2013 (partial molar), CP 02/2014 DS2 born: December 5, 2014
  • I have eliminated most simple sugars as well as watch my carb intake and eliminated dairy because it can be high in sugar. 
  • I have PCOS and it sucks. Right after I was put on Metformin, we found out that my husband is 100% sterile but I stayed on the Metformin because of what it did for my body. I dropped 46 pounds without even trying - just letting the meds regulate my insulin issues. I've been reading a lot about Chris Powell's carb cycling and my doctor recommended that I give it a try so I'm going to start on Saturday. I've found that the less carbs I eat, the better I feel.
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