Don't be held hostage by Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - with the right diet and effective exercise, you can minimise its impact on your day-to-day life and future wellbeing. Packed with realistic advice from a qualified nutritionist, this guide takes you through everything from picking which treatments to try - and which to avoid - to thriving with PCOS superfoods and finding resources and support to help you stay positive and maintain your focus.
"...a practical guide to lifestyle and drug treatments" (Sunday Telegraph, June 7th 2009)
Part I: PCOS in a Nutshell.
Chapter 1: Sensible and Straightforward Solutions for a Difficult Condition.
Chapter 2: Knowing You Have PCOS.
Part II: Taking Control of Your Diet.
Chapter 3: Understanding the Important Bits about Your Diet.
Chapter 4: Eating the Low-GI Way: The Right Way for PCOS.
Chapter 5: Shedding the Extra Load.
Part III: Recipes for Life.
Chapter 6: Breakfast Like a King.
Chapter 7: Let?s Do Lunch.
Chapter 8: Snacks: Time for a Little Something.
Chapter 9: Dining In and Eating Out: Main Meals and a Few Yummy Desserts.
Part IV: Other Helpful Stuff for PCOS.
Chapter 10: Let?s Get Physical.
Chapter 11: Other Solutions: The Good and Bad.
Chapter 12: Balancing Mind, Body, and Spirit.
Chapter 13: Preparing for a Baby.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 14: Ten PCOS Symptoms You Can Take Action On.
Chapter 15: Ten Rules for Spotting a Bad Diet.
Chapter 16: Ten Reasons to Follow a Low-GI Diet.
Chapter 17: Ten PCOS Superfoods.
Chapter 18: Ten Places to Go to Get Further Information and Support.