The Low Gi Guide To Living Well With Pcos

Author: Jennie Brand-Miller
ISBN: 1459617282
Size: 14,81 MB
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If you've been diagnosed with 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 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. With diabetes cases on the rise, scientific evidence of the health benefits of a low-GI diet increasing, and new research on treating PCOS emerging, the time is right for a new edition. Filled with indispensable advice on switching to the low-GI diet, as well as thirty delicious recipes, Living Well with PCOS will help you beat your symptoms and regain control of your life.

The New Glucose Revolution Guide To Living Well With Pcos

Author: Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller
Editor: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 9781569244579
Size: 12,82 MB
Format: PDF
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PCOS—Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome—is the most common hormonal disorder among women of child-bearing age, affecting approximately 6 to 10 percent of premenopausal women. No two women have the same symptoms, making it a difficult condition to diagnose. In addition, many women don't know they have it until they try to become pregnant. This breakthrough book contains the latest research that reveals how eating a healthy diet in conjunction with a basic exercise plan is a win-win situation for women with PCOS. The book includes a complete, up-to-date table of GI and glycemic load values for more than eight hundred foods and beverages, provides a clear, concise diet and lifestyle plan, and thirty recipes.

The Low Gi Guide To Managing Pcos

Author: Janette Brand Miller
Editor: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9780340896013
Size: 12,43 MB
Format: PDF
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The authors of the two-million-copyselling GLUCOSE REVOLUTION series bring us this indispensable guide to how a low GI diet can help control PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). PCOS is a difficult syndrome for doctors to diagnose, but for the one in five UK women who suffer from it its symptoms can be debilitating and depressing; they include weight gain, difficulty conceiving, mood swings, excessive hairiness, acne, low energy and irregular periods. Low GI foods address insulin resistance - the underlying cause of PCOS - as well as being a scientifically proven way to lose weight safely and keep it off. In this easy-to-understand guide, the authors explain what PCOS is and how to recognise and get it diagnosed, guide you through low GI eating principles, and provide the tools to help you create and stick to a healthy lifestyle and a low GI diet. This is the definitive, scientifically sound guide for anyone who needs to know more about living a healthy life with PCOS.

The Low Gi Handbook

Author: Foster-Powell Kaye
ISBN: 145960945X
Size: 17,35 MB
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With over 1 million copies sold of the three previous editions, The New Glucose Revolution is the go-to book for all things GI. Now in its fourth edition, The New Glucose Revolution is completely revised and updated, expanding on the most recent scientific findings related to GI and health. It includes new chapters dedicated to pre-diabetes, pregnancy, and heart health; easy and delicious recipes; weekly low-GI menu ideas; and the GI values for more than 900 different foods and drinks, plus saturated fat and carbohydrate contents listed. On the heels of Dr. David Jenkins' groundbreaking GI study (one of the largest and longest to assess the impact of foods with a low GI), the time is right to adopt and maintain a low-GI lifestyle.If you want to lose weight; manage your diabetes; and improve your blood glucose levels, cardiovascular health, and sense of well-being, this is the book for you.

The New Glucose Revolution Shopper S Guide To Low Gi Values 2007

Author: Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller
Editor: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 9781569242803
Size: 14,52 MB
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Whether you're grocery shopping, planning tonight's dinner, eating out, or meeting with your nutritionist or dietitian, this second annual edition of The New Glucose Revolution Shopper's Guide to GI Values 2007 is a must-have book for all GI-aware consumers. Newly revised and updated, included are: glycemic index and glycemic load values for more than 500 popular foods; tips on the best low GI foods available; a guide to food labeling so you know what you're really looking at; two GI food pyramids to guide your daily food choices.

The New Glucose Revolution

Author: Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller
Editor: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Size: 18,46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Describes the negative effects of carbohydrates on blood sugar; emphasizes the importance of maintaining blood glucose control; and includes tables of glycemic-index values for nearly eight hundred foods.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Author: Mohgah Elsheikh
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191607479
Size: 19,94 MB
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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex condition relating to a hormone imbalance of the ovaries. It can cause irregular or absent menstrual cycles, reduced fertility, excess facial/body hair growth and an increased risk of diabetes. An estimated 10% of the adult female population - approximately 2 million of the 19 million adult women in Britain - are affected by PCOS. Written by a consultant endocrinologist and a dietician who run a PCOS clinic at a major hospital in the UK, this book aims to help women better understand PCOS and manage their condition. The book comprises concise chapters offering practical advice on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of PCOS. The book also includes a useful section dedicated to weight management as well as a resource section including GI and calorie tables, and a list of helpful websites. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: The Facts is an invaluable resource that will empower women with PCOS with the knowledge to take control of their health and provide them with strategies to cope with their condition.

The Whole Pregnancy Handbook

Author: Joel Evans
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440623424
Size: 15,88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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At last, everything you need to know about the latest in alternative and conventional healthcare before, during, and after pregnancy—in one comprehensive, jargon-free guide.Whether you embrace the philosophy that mind, body, and spirit work together to promote good health or you’re just looking for a way to have the healthiest, most comfortable pregnancy possible, The Whole Pregnancy Handbook has the information you need to make educated decisions and take charge of your prenatal care. The Whole Pregnancy Handbook features Complementary treatments and techniques to improve your pre-conception health and fertility, such as nutritional medicine, mind-body medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine Comprehensive and compassionate information about genetic and prenatal testing Techniques such as massage, accupressure, herbal medicine, and mind-body exercises to help you relax and feel more comfortable as your pregnancy progresses A fully illustrated chapter on prenatal yoga with pose variations for all three trimesters. How your pregnancy unfolds month by month and how you can connect with your baby while you’re expecting The best practices of doulas and midwives The pros and cons of giving birth in a hospital, birthing center, or at home Effective pain management for your labor—from epidurals to hypnotherapy Everything you need to know about inductions, assisted deliveries, and C-sections What happens postpartum—physically and emotionally Candid recollections and insights from other moms and patient stories from Dr. Evans’s practice, The Center for Women’s Health The Whole Pregnancy Handbook is an informative and reassuring guide that will empower you to combine the best of conventional and alternative medicine with confidence at every stage of pregnancy. On the web:

Professor Jennie Brand Miller S Low Gi Diet For Gluten Free Cooking

Author: Janette Brand Miller
ISBN: 9780733627569
Size: 11,66 MB
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The best-selling gluten-free recipe book in fresh new livery and a convenient smaller format. More than 200,000 Australians have coeliac disease, and many others with gluten intolerance or other conditions are discovering the benefits of switching to a gluten-free diet. Widely recognised as the most significant dietary finding of the last twenty-five years, the gylcemic index (GI) is an easy-to-understand measure of how foods affect blood glucose levels. Low-GI diets improve health and weight control, lower 'bad' cholesterol and help prevent or reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases. In LOW GI DIET FOR GLUTEN-FREE COOKING the best-selling Low GI Diet team explain clearly and simply how to combine the ground rules of a gluten-free diet with the lifelong health benefits of low-GI eating to enable you to live well and stay healthy. Includes: 7 simple dietary guidelines for eating gluten-free and low GI; How to find and source gluten-free products; Low-GI substitutes for common high-GI foods; 100 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes with dishes for each meal of the day; GI tables with values for popular gluten-free foods.

What Nurses Know Pcos

Author: Karen Roush, RN, MSN, FNP
Editor: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1935281828
Size: 17,90 MB
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Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a common endocrine disorder that affects as many as one in ten American women of childbearing age. While the causes are unknown, high blood pressure, diabetes, abnormal hair growth, weight gain, acne, and fertility issues are all strongly correlated with PCOS. What Nurses Know...PCOS sheds light on this common condition and its symptoms and treatment. Well organzied and clearly written, the books gives readers all the information they need and want to know. Special Features Include Numerous call-out boxes with "What Nurses Know..." Definitions of common terms Resources, online tools, and specific websites to help those living with PCOS Lists of support groups Nurses hold a critical role in modern health care that goes beyond their day-to-day duties. They share more information with patients than any other provider group, and are alongside patients twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, offering understanding of complex health issues, holistic approaches to ailments, and advice for the patient that extends to the family. Nurses themselves are a powerful tool in the healing process. What Nurses Know gives down-to-earth information, addresses consumers as equal partners in their care, and explains clearly what readers need to know and wants to know to understand their condition and move forward with their lives.