Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormone imbalance that is common in women. PCOS affects up to one in 10 women in the United States. PCOS is a fairly rare metabolic disorder affecting women. While there are medications that are used to treat PCOS, one affirmative step you can take to combat this disease is meticulous regulation of your dietary practices. As researchers believe that insulin plays a role in the development of PCOS, regulating insulin levels by adhering to a special diet might be the easiest step you can take to combat this disease.