Whether you know it or not, It’s likely that someone in your life has suffered from PCOS. PCOS or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome refers to a hormonal disorder resulting from small cysts which grow on a woman’s ovaries. It is fairly common, affecting 1 in 5 women.

Well-known personalities such as Victoria Beckham and Emma Thompson have all suffered from PCOS, yet it’s still a topic that is not discussed enough.You, like many people out there, may have never heard of it before you came across this blog post. Many women will go through life not knowing they have it, or not knowing how to go about treating it once they are diagnosed.

While there is no cure for PCOS, you can certainly manage and treat your symptoms. The only known way to do this through weight loss and maintaining a healthy and balanced diet. According to studies a “decrease of just 5% of body mass can have a positive impact on PCOS.”

This is a topic that is very important and personal to us at NutriEats because I once suffered from PCOS. I struggled to treat it and for 5 years, I attempted to lose the weight through multiple well-known diets such as the 5:2 diet, the Atkins diet and the blood group diet. Nothing worked. None of these diets are sustainable and I was left frustrated and disheartened.

Once I embraced the NutriEats lifestyle, I lost 25kg in the span of two years and my symptoms disappeared! It was only through a healthy, well-balanced diet and regular exercise, the two key things we espouse here at NutriEats, that I managed to see and feel a difference in my body. I couldn’t be happier!

And I’m not the only one. NutriEats has worked with women who suffer from PCOS, and they have all experienced positive results!

If you suffer from any of the symptoms listed below, or you know someone who does, consult a doctor then come see us.

Common Symptoms

  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Weight gain
  • Acne
  • Difficulty getting pregnant due to lack of ovulation
  • Hair loss
  • Increased hair growth all over the body

Contact details:

Telephone: +254 735 176 411

Telephone: +254 722 410 804



A few weeks ago, after a tiring journey and not much sleep we arrived in Birmingham to attend our first BodyPower Expo!


Despite the fatigue we were very excited to be at the NEC arena, Birmingham. BodyPower is an annual event that hosts the biggest fitness and nutrition brands, providing visitors with lots of information, activities and food. Started in 2009, the expo now attracts over 90,000 visitors across the 3 day period.

We quickly realised that BodyPower is much more than a fitness expo. Every year BodyPower hosts a community of like-minded individuals who celebrate and appreciate healthy, fit, and strong bodies and promote a positive lifestyle. The atmosphere was incredible. We were surrounded by some of the healthiest people in the world who were all on their own individual fitness journeys. Muscles and curves are embraced and appreciated! It felt like everyone was on a natural high.

Once we arrived we were excited to interact with and see some of your favourite brands. We loved seeing USN at the expo. They had an epic stand! As you may know, we recently announced a new partnership with USN Kenya, which we’re very pleased about.

Gym shark was another brand that we were excited to see. Gym Shark was founded in the back rooms of Ben and Lewis’ houses. After realising there was a gap in the market, Ben and Lewis created a niche clothing brand that is tailored to a body builders’ physique. It is now one of the largest fitness apparel brands in the UK. We are inspired by these visionaries!


Sonal, Lainey Bopster, Arjan and Lex Griffin

Meeting some of our favourite athletes was also definitely a highlight. Lex Griffin and his girlfriend Lainy Bopster was amazing and we enjoyed speaking to them! Lex took the time to engage with us and find common ground with everyone who came to his stand despite a very long queue.

Meeting Said Shavarshian was a particularly poignant moment for us. Said is the younger brother of the late fitness legend Zyzz Shavarishian who pioneered the promotion of a fit and healthy lifestyle using his social media platforms.

Zyzz amassed a huge following and has inspired us immensely so it was great to talk to Said and let him know that we feel that Zyzz’s legacy still lives on today. There is a bit of Zyzz that lives on in each one of us.


Arjan and Said Shavarshian


Rich Piana and Arjan

Rich Piana was another important personality that we had the pleasure of meeting.

Rich has built his company 5% Nutrition from the bottom up and is someone we look up to in business and as an athlete.

We love the 5% Nutrition apparel!

The entire arena was literally protein heaven! From ice cream, to protein bars the event served as a huge inspiration for us, especially with the NutriEats recipe book coming soon. One of our favourite protein bars made by Quest Nutrition, were also present. We really admire the way Quest develop their products. You get the sense that they really care about their customers.

Seeing legends such as Ronnie Coleman and CT Fletcher was fantastic. And although we did not get to see him, just knowing that Kai Greene was there was amazing.

Being at BodyPower reinforced something that we strongly believe in: everyone should strive to be the best version of themselves. It was inspiring to be amongst people who have taken their gym mentality and applied it to their personal lives, their businesses and their overall work ethic. It was clear to see that people live and breathe this lifestyle. It’s a lifestyle  that builds self esteem, encourages perseverance and provides you with a strong foundation for all other important life skills. We left the expo feeling very motivated.
NutriEats hopes to be at BodyPower 2017! No matter where you are on your fitness journey, whether you’re looking to lose weight or just get some credible information from top experts-we are sure that you will benefit from attending the expo. Hope to see you there!
Check out more photos from our time at BodyPower on Facebook.
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