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The PCOS Diet Plan, Second Edition

  • Paperback $19.99

    May 02, 2017 | 288 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    May 02, 2017 | 288 Pages

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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

CONTENTS 

PART 1. Defining Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 5 

CHAPTER 1. The Mystery of PCOS 6 
CHAPTER 2. An Internal Look at PCOS 31 
CHAPTER 3. Treating PCOS: Diet, Nutrition, and Medication 43 

PART 2. Managing Health and Hormones through Diet and Lifestyle 67 

CHAPTER 4. The Carbohydrate-Distributed Diet 68 
CHAPTER 5. The Ins and Outs of Carbohydrate Counting 96 
CHAPTER 6. Fighting the Weight War 130 
CHAPTER 7. Taking Exercise Seriously 159 
CHAPTER 8. Sensible Supplementation for Women with PCOS 166 
CHAPTER 9. Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes 175 

PART 3. The PCOS Diet: Making It Happen 181 
CHAPTER 10. Eating the PCOS Diet Way: Meals and Snacks 182 
CHAPTER 11. Mastering the Market: An Aisle-by-Aisle Shopping Guide 210 
CHAPTER 12. Negotiating the Menu: Dining Out 225 

PART 4. PCOS and Other Considerations 232 
CHAPTER 13. Finding Support and Relieving Stress 233 
CHAPTER 14. PCOS and Planning for Pregnancy 240 
CHAPTER 15. Integrating the PCOS Diet Plan into Your Life 246

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