Tag Archives: Healthy Eating

PCOS Blog

Thinking outside of the box

Recently I was asked if the “environment” played a role in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The etiology or cause of PCOS has a “multifactorial pattern” meaning, there are many different factors that influence whether or not a young woman will be the “1 in 10”…

PCOS Blog

“I’ll just have a salad.”

Many people choose salads when they go out for lunch or dinner because they’re trying to be healthy. Eating well isn’t as simple as ordering a salad, though, because many restaurants serve salads that are loaded with unhealthy toppings. Salads that are topped with deep-fried…

PCOS Blog

A PCOS-Friendly Summer

Happy summer from the Center for Young Women’s Health! For most people, summer means a break from over-scheduled days and more free time for graduation parties, barbeques, and hanging out with friends. Summer can make some parts of managing PCOS a little easier, but can other…

Let's Move

Let’s Move!

Michelle Obama recently launched a campaign called “Let’s Move”, which is focused on reducing the number of obese children and adolescents. The goals for her campaign are to teach parents to make healthier choices, get healthier food options into schools, and to get kids to…

My Pyramid

National Nutrition Month 2010

March is National Nutrition Month! This is an educational campaign sponsored by the American Dietetic Association (ADA) every year. This month long event was initiated in March of 1973, to raise awareness about the benefits of healthy nutrition. The benefits of a healthy diet include lowering your risk for…