Although you may think of nuts as being calorie dense foods, simply eating nuts has been proven to have multiple benefits for women who are diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Studies have concluded that simply eating nuts regularly - especially walnuts and almonds - can have measurably positive effects:
“Nut intake exerted beneficial effects on plasma lipids and androgens in PCOS.”
Reference: Eur J Clin Nutr. 2011 Mar;65(3):386-93. Differential effects of walnuts vs almonds on improving metabolic and endocrine parameters in PCOS. Kalgaonkar S1, Almario RU, Gurusinghe D, Garamendi EM, Buchan W, Kim K, Karakas SE.