Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age, and if left unchecked, is linked to serious health issues like infertility, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and endometrial cancer. In this groundbreaking book, registered dietitian Hillary Wright explains this increasingly diagnosed disorder and introduces the holistic symptom-management program she developed by working with hundreds of patients. With Wright's proven diet and lifestyle-based program, you can influence your reproductive hormones and take charge of your health. Featuring a carbohydrate distribution approach at its core, "The PCOS Diet Plan" also zeroes in on exactly what exercise, supplements, and self-care choices you can make to feel better every day.
With information on how to develop healthy meal plans, choose a sustainable exercise routine, relieve stress, address fertility issues, and find emotional support, this accessible, all-in-one guide will be your trusted companion to a better life.
About the Author
Dr. Alice Domar, director of women's health programs at Harvard Medical School's famous Division of Behavioral Medicine, is a national expert in the use of mind-body methods for improving health, and has proven the effectiveness of these techniques with her groundbreaking research.
Writing with noted science and health writer Henry Dreher, Dr. Domar explains how these techniques can be used for reducing stress and enhancing wellness.
“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