Author: belle

Important nutrients for the management of PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is associated with a significant amount of nutrient deficiencies. Even if you are eating a varied diet that contains vegetables, fruits, and proteins, it is still possible to become deficient in certain nutrients due to the syndrome itself and the process of the disease. As a pharmacist, I like to take […]

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PCOS – Find out what it really is?

So, what exactly is Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome? PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Many people it is a disease that affects only the ovaries when in actual fact it is a syndrome with a large amount of symptoms mostly affecting our hormones. PCOS affects up to 10% of all women and it is believed […]

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Kofta stuffed beef

Lately, we have not been attending too many social events or going out much. We had a special occasion to celebrate and I decided to create some party food and open a nice bottle of Moscato d-Asti and celebrate at home. One of the recipes I recreated is one of my favourite from my brother’s […]

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Binge eating disorder and PCOS.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), is a very common condition in women of childbearing age. What are the symptoms of PCOS?  Cysts (small fluid-filled sacs) in the ovaries. Testosterone imbalance Excess body hair Hair loss Acne Weight gain Irregular periods Metabolic syndrome Here’s what women with PCOS should know about binge eating disorder. What is Binge […]

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Almond butter healthy fudge

Ever since my trip to Bournemouth, I became obsessed with fudge. Of course, due to my PCOS and million allergies, I try and avoid processed food as much as I can. I love almond butter so its the one I chose to make this fudge with. Women with PCOS should be avoiding Dairy and gluten […]

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Divine healthy cookies

Since my struggles with PCOS, insulin resistance and celiacs I have to avoid most processed sweets. Having said that it does not mean I completely restrict myself from having something sweet as that would lead to me binge eating again. So I decided to start experimenting with cookie recipes since I have always loved cookies. […]

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