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Eat a Low GI Diet to treat PCOS

A local nutritionist, Meghan Telpner, is doing a 5-day Low Glycemic Index eating challenge to support you in creating healthier eating habits.

Eating Low GI has proven to level out insulin levels and decrease the physical symptoms of PCOS which helps to improve fertility. If you have PCOS or would just like to eat healthier, check out the challenge, starting November 5. Eating Low GI:

  • Reduces sugar cravings
  • Balances mood
  • Enables and sustains healthy weight loss
  • Helps prevent a multitude of diseases including cancer, heart disease and type II diabetes
  • Balances hormones
  • Improves energy
  • Improves sleep

I am doing it! Will you??

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Fertility Diet

Fertility Diet May Improve Fertility Outcomes in Women

News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD
CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd

November 12, 2007 — Higher intake of monounsaturated fats; vegetable protein; and high-fiber, low-glycemic carbohydrates improved fertility outcomes in women with ovulatory disorder infertility, according to the results of a cohort study reported in the November issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

"Although treatment options for infertility are available, their large cost and frequency of adverse events have motivated the identification of potentially modifiable risk factors," write Jorge E. Chavarro, MD, ScD, from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, and colleagues. "We...

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