All posts by Sania Quraishi

How to plan a PCOS diet

Poly cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a syndrome of ovarian dysfunction caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. It is one of the most common disorders in reproductive-age women with an estimated prevalence of 6-8 %. Having PCOS implies an increased risk of infertility, endometrial carcinoma, obesity, Type II diabetes (T2DM), abnormal cholesterol levels, hypertension, … Continue reading How to plan a PCOS diet

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Is Stevia good for you?

Stevia is a natural sweetener extracted from the leaves of the plan species Stevia rebaudiana. While sugar, corn syrup, honey, jaggery and fructose all qualify as natural sweeteners, none of them are calorie-free or have beneficial effects on those with metabolic disorders. Apart from its non-caloric sweetening properties, stevia extract has other benefits too. According to … Continue reading Is Stevia good for you?

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UNRELIABLE SOURCES OF NUTRITION AND DIET ADVICE

Whenever you try to go on a “diet” you’ll be bombarded with diet and nutrition advice from a lot of sources. I have a compiled a list of sources that can’t be trusted for diet and nutrition advice: CELEBRITY NUTRITIONISTS: Thanks to social media, you’ll hear a lot of free diet advice from many “celebrity … Continue reading UNRELIABLE SOURCES OF NUTRITION AND DIET ADVICE

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