PCOS: Could Olive Oil Help You Feel Better?

Did you know olive oil contains a potent mix of antioxidants that can lower a classic symptom of PCOS, namely heart-damaging? At the same time, olive oil leaves your HDL “good” cholesterol untouched.

Check with your doctor before adding olive oil to your diet on a regular basis and tell him or her that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends using about 2 tablespoons (23 grams) of olive oil a day in place of other fats  to receive its heart benefits.

To add olive oil to your diet, you can saute vegetables in it, add it to a marinade or mix it with vinegar as a salad dressing.

You can also use olive oil as a substitute for butter when basting meat or as a dip for bread. Olive oil is high in calories, however, so don’t consume more than the recommended amount.

Research suggests the cholesterol-lowering effects are even greater if you choose extra-virgin olive oil. This means the oil is less processed and contains more heart-healthy antioxidants.

Keep in mind that “light” olive oils are usually more processed than extra-virgin or virgin olive oils and are lighter in color but not in fat or calories.

Next Steps

  1. Take the PCOS Quiz! Get your PCOS score and assess your risk.
  2. Join our Free Facebook Group. Pose your PCOS questions to this group of like-minded women and get the support you need.
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