The PCOS Diet Plan

Paperback $18.99

Celestial Arts | Nov 09, 2010 | 256 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 | ISBN 9781587610233

  • Paperback$18.99

    Celestial Arts | Nov 09, 2010 | 256 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 | ISBN 9781587610233

  • Ebook$14.99

    Celestial Arts | Nov 09, 2010 | 256 Pages | ISBN 9781587613647

Praise

“Hillary Wright’s book on PCOS is a must-read for the millions of women affected by this common disorder. It not only explains the why of PCOS, but offers practical solutions that are critical to beat the disorder. This book empowers women to understand their bodies and live longer and healthier lives.”
–Michael M. Alper, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harvard Medical School
 
“This comprehensive, researched-based resource demystifies PCOS and offers hope to women with the condition. Wright’s wealth of professional knowledge shines through on every page, and I am particularly impressed by how deftly she translates the latest scientific studies about PCOS into specific diet and lifestyle advice that’s easy to incorporate into your daily routine.”
–Elizabeth M. Ward, MS, RD, author of Expect the Best: Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Table Of Contents

Foreword  vii
 
Acknowledgments  ix
 
Introduction  1
 
 
Part 1. Defining Polycystic Ovary Syndrome  5
 
Chapter 1. The Mystery of PCOS  6
 
Chapter 2. An Internal Look at PCOS  28
 
Chapter 3. Treating PCOS: Diet, Nutrition, and Medication  39
 
 
Part 2. Managing Health and Hormones through Diet and Lifestyle  57
 
Chapter 4. The Carbohydrate-Distributed Diet  58
 
Chapter 5. The Ins and Outs of Carbohydrate Counting  83
 
Chapter 6. Fighting the Weight War  116
 
Chapter 7. Taking Exercise Seriously  140
 
Chapter 8. Sensible Supplementation for Women with PCOS  146
 
Chapter 9. Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes  157
 
 
Part 3. The PCOS Diet: Making It Happen  163
 
Chapter 10. Eating the PCOS Diet Way: Meals and Snacks  164
 
Chapter 11. Mastering the Market: An Aisle-by-Aisle Shopping Guide  189
 
Chapter 12. Negotiating the Menu: Dining Out  203
 
 
Part 4. PCOS and Other Considerations  209
 
Chapter 13. Finding Support and Relieving Stress  210
 
Chapter 14. PCOS and Planning for Pregnancy  216
 
Chapter 15. Integrating the PCOS Diet Plan into Your Life  222
 
 
 
Appendix 1: Sample Meal Plans  224
 
Appendix 2: Food Journal  228
 
Resources  229
 
Notes  233
 
Index  241

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