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Smoothies and Healthy Drinks for PCOS Prevention (Recipes)


Looking for recipes for smoothies and other healthy drinks that can help women prevent and reduce symptoms associate with PCOS? In this section, you'll find a handful of anti-PCOS drink recipes that call for foods that deliver hefty amounts of PCOS-fighting nutrients.


Refreshing Cucumber Smoothie with Probiotic Bacteria

This refreshing, low-calorie smoothie is an excellent source of several PCOS fighting nutrients, including calcium, vitamin B2, and magnesium.

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Banana Cantaloupe Smoothie

The delicious combination of banana, cantaloupe, and buttermilk in this smoothie packs a powerful punch of all the B vitamins that are thought to be particularly important for women with PCOS. These include riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), and pyridoxine (vitamin B6). In addition, this smoothie is a good source of calcium.

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Hot Chocolate with Almond Milk

This hot chocolate is made with dark cocoa powder and almond milk, both of which are packed with magnesium. Research indicates that there is a strong link between magnesium deficiency and insulin resistance associated with PCOS. Magnesium is required for proper glucose utilization and insulin signaling, which are impaired in people with insulin resistance.

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Fat-Burning Hot Chocolate

Obesity and excess body weight have been associated with an increased risk of PCOS. This fat-burning hot chocolate can help you control your weight because it contains dark cocoa powder, which helps suppress appetite, and no added sugar. Also the cayenne pepper featured in this hot chocolate helps promote weight loss due to its high concentration of capsaicin. Capsaicin is a phytochemical that is well-known for its ability to increase the rate at which the body burns energy, making it an excellent weight-loss aid.

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Cucumber Honeydew Smoothie

This refreshing, low-calorie smoothie is an excellent source of several PCOS fighting nutrients, including calcium, vitamin B2, and magnesium.

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Want More Recipes?

For more recipes that help fight PCOS, please visit the main recipe directory of HealWithFood.org's Nutrition Guide to Fighting PCOS.

You may also be interested in checking out the section that provides more general diet tips for women with PCOS as well as our list of the best PCOS fighting foods.