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Potluck Friendly PCOS Meals

As the winter chill sets in, many people may notice that it becomes harder and harder to be motivated to get out and socialize. While staying in can be relaxing every once in a while, being social and making the most of the winter is…

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Hunger and Fullness with PCOS

Have you ever stopped to think about how your body tells you that you need to eat or that you have had enough and should stop eating? It might sound like a funny concept, but some people report feeling very “in tune” with their body’s…

The Science of Grocery Shopping

Whether you dread it or love it, grocery shopping is probably part of your family’s, or your, weekly to-do list. The grocery trip can help you get ready for days of planned healthy meals and snacks. On the other hand, your grocery trip may leave…

No, I don’t only eat vegetables

When people find out that I’m a vegetarian their first question is always “are you sure you’re getting enough protein?” As an avid runner and equestrian I’m extra careful to make sure I’m nourishing my body properly so that I’m able to continue to practice…

Food Surprises

When you hear the ingredients “sugar and wheat,” you might assume that the food being made is cookies, or maybe a cupcake but what about candy or salad dressing? Many of us would like to believe that we know what we are putting into our…

https://flic.kr/p/3YtiYU No trans fat? Benjamin Lee, on Flickr

Bye Bye Trans Fat

Its official – the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recently announced that by June of 2018, artificial trans fats should be completely removed from processed foods. This is a huge step in the food industry and will change the way many foods are made….

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PCOS and Gluten-Free Diets

You might hear a lot of your friends, or even family members talking about gluten-free diets. Perhaps you have even heard that a gluten-free diet is beneficial for women with PCOS. It’s no surprise that you have heard so much chatter about gluten-free diets because…