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01 Dec 2005

Doc please advice
Would you recomenend a person with PCOS and on glucophagne 3 x times to go on to Herbalife
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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Jr
No I would recommend that you consult a clinical dietitian (check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to sscharf@nhcltd.com or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian in your area). The dietitian will work out a diet that is based on foods with a low glycaemic index (GI) because PCOS is usually accompanied by insulin resistance and the most effective treatment is a low GI diet and plenty of exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life). Click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'The right approach' and read the articles on the GI. Also click on ‘Food as Medicine' on the Diet Site and then on ‘Type 2 diabetes', to read more about the dietary treatment of insulin resistance.
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DietDoc
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