Managing PCOS For Dummies
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Don't be held hostage by Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - with the right diet and effective exercise, you can minimise its impact on your day-to-day life and future wellbeing. Packed with realistic advice from a qualified nutritionist, this guide takes you through everything from picking which treatments to try - and which to avoid - to thriving with PCOS superfoods and finding resources and support to help you stay positive and maintain your focus


Gaynor Bussell is a Registered Dietitian and a consultant nutritionist. She is the dietary advisor to the National Association for PMS, and a member of the Health Professions Council.



Part I: PCOS in a Nutshell.

Chapter 1: Sensible and Straightforward Solutions for a Difficult Condition.

Chapter 2: Knowing You Have PCOS.

Part II: Taking Control of Your Diet.

Chapter 3: Understanding the Important Bits about Your Diet.

Chapter 4: Eating the Low-GI Way: The Right Way for PCOS.

Chapter 5: Shedding the Extra Load.

Part III: Recipes for Life.

Chapter 6: Breakfast Like a King.

Chapter 7: Let’s Do Lunch.

Chapter 8: Snacks: Time for a Little Something.

Chapter 9: Dining In and Eating Out: Main Meals and a Few Yummy Desserts.

Part IV: Other Helpful Stuff for PCOS.

Chapter 10: Let’s Get Physical.

Chapter 11: Other Solutions: The Good and Bad.

Chapter 12: Balancing Mind, Body, and Spirit.

Chapter 13: Preparing for a Baby.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: Ten PCOS Symptoms You Can Take Action On.

Chapter 15: Ten Rules for Spotting a Bad Diet.

Chapter 16: Ten Reasons to Follow a Low-GI Diet.

Chapter 17: Ten PCOS Superfoods.

Chapter 18: Ten Places to Go to Get Further Information and Support.