Interesting PCOS Study
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|Fri, 10-11-2013 - 2:28pm|
Researchers wanted to see if the time of day when you consume the most calories can have an affect on insulin levels in women with PCOS:
The findings, recently published in the journal Clinical Science,
showed improved results for the group that consumed a big breakfast. Glucose levels and insulin resistance decreased by 8%, while the second group ("dinner") showed no changes. Another finding showed that among the "breakfast" group, testosterone (one of the androgens) levels decreased by nearly 50%, while the "dinner" group level stayed neutral. In addition, there was a much higher rate of ovulating woman within the "breakfast group" compared to the "dinner" group, showing that eating a hearty breakfast leads to an increase in the level of fertility among woman with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
Would this be a dietary change you would try to see if you have improvements in your cycle?