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Can Keto or Intermittent Fasting Help Me Ovulate with PCOS?

Written by Caitlin Johnson

Your doctor told you to lose weight in order to ovulate or get pregnant. No doubt this isn’t the first attempt at weight loss.   It’s harder to lose weight with PCOS. Can any popular diets help me get there? What does the evidence say?

There is a lot of debate these days over the most effective way to treat PCOS with diet and lifestyle. It's generally accepted that diet and lifestyle are the first lines of treatment for PCOS with a focus on obtaining a healthy weight. Yet, a simple search on the internet provides about as many ways to try and lose weight with diet as the number of pounds most of us need to lose(okay, probably more fad diets, but I digress). The diet culture landscape is confusing, leading to many of us with PCOS attempting diets without seeing much success.

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