Why can I eat if i have PCOD?

PCOD affects many women, impacting their health in different ways. Nutrition is key in managing PCOD symptoms and overall well-being. Now, we’re sure you’re wondering “that’s all fine but what do I eat?”


Let’s go through a few options for you that will help reduce the effects of PCOD; you know, hormonal imbalances, bloating, weight changes and so much more! 


Let’s take a look at all the micro and macro nutrients you should include in your diet everyday:

  • Whole Grains: Brown rice, quinoa, and oats
  • Legumes: Lentils, chickpeas, and beans
  • Lean Proteins: Chicken, turkey, salmon, and mackerel
  • Healthy Fats: Avocado, almonds, walnuts, chia seeds, and flaxseeds
  • Colorful Vegetables: Spinach, kale, Swiss chard, bell peppers, tomatoes, and carrots
  • Low-Glycemic Fruits: Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, apples, and pears
  • Dairy or Dairy Alternatives: Greek yogurt, low-fat yogurt, almond milk, or soy milk
  • Anti-Inflammatory Herbs and Spices: Turmeric and cinnamon
  • Hydration: Water and herbal teas like chamomile and peppermint.


So here in short we kept in mind a few things like-

  • Balance your intake of carbs, proteins, and fats.
  • Focus on fiber-rich foods like fruits, veggies, and whole grains.
  • Choose lean proteins for sustained energy.
  • Control portions to manage weight and blood sugar levels.
  • Avoid processed foods high in sugars and unhealthy fats.

Managing PCOD through diet means making smart, lasting food choices. Including these nutrient-packed foods in your meals helps balance hormones and ease symptoms. With a well-rounded diet, Indian women can tackle PCOD while boosting their health and vitality.