The only book you will ever need for managing PCOS.
A specialist volume on using a GI Diet to counter PCOS and fertility issues. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects up to one in four women. Often difficult to diagnose, the symptoms can include weight gain, difficulty achieving pregnancy, mood swings, unsightly hair growth, acne, irregular periods and lack of energy. Low GI foods are vital when addressing the underlying cause of PCOS - insulin resistance. This handy guide is filled with indispensable advice on switching to the low GI diet, including menu plans and delicious recipes. This handy guide includes: easy-to-understand information on low GI carbs and their benefits for PCOS, practical tips to make low GI eating and regular exercise a way of life, and an at-a-glance guide to the GI values of more than 600 foods. The Low GI Diet for Fertility and PCOS will help you beat your PCOS symptoms and take back control over your life.
About The Authors
Jennie Brand Miller, PHD, one of the world s leading authorities on carbohydrates and the glycemic index, has championed the glycemic index approach to nutrition for over two decades. Professor of Nutrition at the University of Sydney and the President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Brand-Miller was recently awarded Australia's prestigious ATSE Clunies Ross Award for her commitment to advancing science and technology.
Nadir Farid, MBBS, FRCP (C), FACP, is an internationally recognised investigative and clinical endocrinologist. He lives in London.
Kate Marsh, RD, CDE, is a practicing dietitian and diabetes educator in Sydney, Australia.
This book is an excellent resource for women with PCOS, giving helpful advice on diet, exercise and medication. - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association of Australia Inc (POSAA)
Series: The Hungry Student
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st January 2011
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0 x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1