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Best diet for PCOS weight loss on Metformin/Spiro: Vegan or Paleo? Nutritionist I saw knows nothing about PCOS. Looking to lose 5-7 pounds in 6 weeks or so, will be coupling diet with lots of exercise.

Best diet for PCOS weight loss on Metformin/Spiro: Vegan or Paleo? Nutritionist I saw knows nothing about PCOS. Looking to lose 5-7 pounds in 6 weeks or so, will be coupling diet with lots of exercise.

Good info: Rather than the label to select a diet, read this info. It explains the PCOS basis in food absorption.http://www.obgyn.net/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos/pcos-and-diet Your loss goal is sane and this should help. Best! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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What should someone that has PCOS diet be like? Is there a websites that is legit to follow? What about weight loss programs?

What should someone that has PCOS diet be like? Is there a websites that is legit to follow? What about weight loss programs?

See below: You need to see a Bariatrician who is familiar with PCOS That is in practice close to you. They can work with you to help you lose your weight and understand the reason you are developing a weight problem. You can Google ASBP for a physician close to you. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Pcos, underweight, on 1500 mg metformin, don't need to lose weight. What diets are good? Can metformin alone help without a diet? Lots ofapetite loss.

Pcos, underweight, on 1500 mg metformin, don't need to lose weight. What diets are good? Can metformin alone help without a diet? Lots ofapetite loss.

Vegetables exercise: Vegetables , low calorie diet avoid high carb diet and use more protien. Should do exercise three time week and try to spend 500-1000 calorie in each exercise programs. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine to take for weight loss when you have pcos?

What is the best medicine to take for weight loss when you have pcos?

Metformin: Many women with pcos also have Insulin resistance and lose weight with metformin. Best to discuss this option with your doctor to see if this could be right for you. ...Read more

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I have pcos. What's the best weight loss plan for me? I'm 5'8, 191 pounds, and 27 years old

Something reasonable: For weight loss, make this your lifestyle, not just a temporary diet - especially with pcos and and increased risk for Insulin resistance/diabetes. Begin an exercise routine - find something that you enjoy as you'll be more likely to keep it up. Also watch your calorie and sugar intake and portion size. Programs are great since there is accountability and encouragement. ...Read more

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What is the best herb/vitamin. For pcos insulin resistance / weight loss?

Lifestyle changes: There really isn't one exceptional herb or supplement for pcos. There are many options but they must be combined with the proper diet and exercise for maximal effect. Pcos and weight loss should be treated in a holistic, integrative way, looking at the whole picture and getting at the root of the problem. ...Read more

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Are there any medications you can take with PCOS to assist in weight loss?

Are there any medications you can take with PCOS to assist in weight loss?

Yes & be aware that: PCOS is strongly correlated with metabolic syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus. Food choices+quantities far more powerful than any current meds. LCHF foods help loose body fat, LFHC put on fat & compound these problems, study http://goo.gl/JH8XBX. The Glp-1 analogues best at helping ?blood glucose & apatite: Saxenda, the most potent (start slow & go up slowly) is approved for obesity & helping ?these . ...Read more

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Pcos.I have done the weight loss and still no regulaitys what am I doing wrong?

Pcos.I have done the weight loss and still no regulaitys what am I doing wrong?

Unsure: While the majority of women with pcos are overweight, and losing weight will cause many of them to resume normal cycles - it is not 100%. Some women with pcos are not the least bit overweight and still have pcos and irregular cycles, likewise some women who are overweight can lose down to ideal body weight and still not have regular cyles due to persistent pcos. It is treatable, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hyponid medicine help in weight loss...As I am adviced to take it because of pcos?

Can hyponid medicine help in weight loss...As I am adviced to take it because of pcos?

Probably not: From what i can find on the internet, hyponid is an herbal supplement. Like most of these supplements, there are no legitimate studies that it does anything beneficial for you, despite what they claim. Pcos is best treated through a low carb diet to promote weight loss, exercise. Medications that are proven helpful include metformin, Clomiphene (to help with fertility), oral contraceptives. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more