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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
Today’s Dietician, May 2011
“A comprehensive guide to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) dietary and lifestyle management.”
Rev. ed. of: New glucose revolution guide to living well with PCOS / Jennie Brand-Miller, Nadir R. Farid, Kate Marsh. 2004.
Fully revised and updatedthe low-GI guide to managing polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) from the worlds leading authorities on carbohydrates and the glycemic index
About the Author
Jennie Brand-Miller, PhD, one of the world’s leading authorities on carbohydrates and the glycemic index, has championed the GI approach to nutrition for more than twenty-five years. 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.