If you ve been diagsed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) or suspect you have it, this book provides advice about how to manage your condition, and shows how eating the healthy low GI way can help you take control. This updated edition is companion to Australia s original New York Times bestseller, the LOW GI DIET HANDBOOK and is filled with indispensable advice on switching to a low GI diet. The authors total lifestyle approach 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 An at-a-glance guide to the GI and glycemic load values of more than 1000 foods How to beat the symptoms of PCOS How to boost fertility How to balance hormones How to reduce insulin resistance How to reduce the risk of diabetes Start eating towards good health today!
PROFESSOR 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. PROFESSOR NADIR FARID, MBBS, FRCP (C), FACP, is an internationally recognized investigative and clinical endocrinologist. He lives in London. DR KATE MARSH, a dietitian who has coeliac disease and type 1 diabetes, has recently completed a study into low-GI eating and women who have PCOS, a condition which makes it difficult for women to conceive. She has co-authored two other books on low-GI eating.
Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller, Kate Marsh, Nadir R. Farid