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PCOS: Go dairy free for better health; dietitian explains why we should stop dairy consumption

Published on Apr 03, 2024 02:42 PM IST
  • From worsening insulin resistance to hair loss and acne, here are a few reasons why people with PCOS need to go dairy-free.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a condition where the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen leading to small cyst formation in the ovaries. Menstrual irregularity, excess hair growth, acne and obesity are some of the symptoms of PCOS. In PCOS, it is always advised to go dairy-free. "Going dairy free for PCOS can help our metabolic disorder in so many ways - healing insulin resistance, lowering inflammation, clearing our acne," wrote Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 03, 2024 02:42 PM IST

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a condition where the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen leading to small cyst formation in the ovaries. Menstrual irregularity, excess hair growth, acne and obesity are some of the symptoms of PCOS. In PCOS, it is always advised to go dairy-free. "Going dairy free for PCOS can help our metabolic disorder in so many ways - healing insulin resistance, lowering inflammation, clearing our acne," wrote Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan.(Pixabay)

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Milk contains DHT – a potent form of Testosterone. High amount of Testosterone in the body can lead to an increase in facial hair. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 03, 2024 02:42 PM IST

Milk contains DHT – a potent form of Testosterone. High amount of Testosterone in the body can lead to an increase in facial hair. (Unsplash)

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DHT also leads to hair loss and acne, fueled by PCOS symptoms. It is important to cut down on milk intake. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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DHT also leads to hair loss and acne, fueled by PCOS symptoms. It is important to cut down on milk intake. (Unsplash)

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Dairy products also worsen insulin resistance. This further leads to irregular periods and cystic acne formation. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dairy products also worsen insulin resistance. This further leads to irregular periods and cystic acne formation. (Unsplash)

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Insulin resistance in PCOS makes it difficult to lose weight, improve mood swings and fight fatigue effectively. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Insulin resistance in PCOS makes it difficult to lose weight, improve mood swings and fight fatigue effectively. (Unsplash)

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Dairy products contain casein – an inflammatory chemical that causes dairy addiction. This can trigger brain opioid receptors. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dairy products contain casein – an inflammatory chemical that causes dairy addiction. This can trigger brain opioid receptors. (Unsplash)

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