The recommended calorie intake for a healthy woman is about 2000 calories per day. During pregnancy, you will have to consume an additional 300-400 calories per day to nourish your baby. The PCOS diet chart will be made keeping this in mind.
Calories from sugary and refined foods are not recommended as they don’t provide you or your baby with nutrients that are essential. This in turn helps you with managing weight in PCOS, as such food items tend to raise your blood sugar levels quickly. The PCOS diet will also prevent or help manage complications like Gestational diabetes.
Food groups to be included are:
Always consult with your healthcare provider about your polycystic ovarian syndrome diet during pregnancy and which supplements are best suited for you.
Also read: Detecting Pregnancy With PCOS
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