The Low GI Guide to Living Well with PCOS (Paperback)

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The Only Book You Will Ever Need for Managing PCOS -- Completely Revised and Updated

What exactly is PCOS? What are the signs and symptoms? How is the diagnosis confirmed? What causes it? And most importantly, what can you do about it? If you’ve been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) or suspect you have it, and you’re looking for a way to manage your condition, you’ve come to the right place.

In this newly revised edition of Living Well with PCOS, Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller and PCOS experts Drs. Nadir Farid and Kate Marsh address the root cause of PCOS -- insulin resistance -- and show you how eating a low-GI diet can help alleviate even your most troublesome symptoms, including weight gain, infertility, unsightly hair growth, irregular cycles, and fatigue. This all-new second edition features:

The latest up-to-date research on PCOS and its treatment
New quick-and-easy low-GI recipes
Low-GI kick-start menus -- with vegetarian and gluten-free options
Easy-to-use tables of GI values
Tips for a more active lifestyle

Real-life stories from women who have used the GI to successfully combat PCOS

About the Author


Jennie Brand-Miller, PhD, is one of the world's foremost authorities on the glycemic index.

The late Nadir R. Farid, MD, was an internationally recognized investigative and clinical endocrinologist.

Kate Marsh, PhD, RD., CDE, is a practicing dietitian and diabetes educator in Sydney, Australia.

Praise For…


Today’s Dietician, May 2011
“A comprehensive guide to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) dietary and lifestyle management.”

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780738213903
ISBN-10: 073821390X
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Publication Date: February 1st, 2011
Pages: 266
Language: English
Series: New Glucose Revolutions