The author of the bestselling The Obesity Code joins forces with a naturopath who recovered from PCOS to offer methods for its prevention and reversal.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common reproductive disorder in the world, affecting an estimated eight to 20 percent of women of reproductive age, almost half of whom are unable to conceive. PCOS is also associated with increased risks of heart disease, ovarian and endometrial cancers, and type 2 diabetes.
In this clearly written guide, backed by science and personal experience, Drs. Jason Fung and Nadia Brito Pateguana identify the symptoms of PCOS and reveal its root cause: excess insulin. They then show how to prevent and reverse PCOS with a low-carb diet and intermittent fasting. As a bonus, fifty recipes and a variety of menu plans are included to put new knowledge into (delicious) practice.
Dr. Nadia Brito Pateguana is a naturopathic doctor with a focus on helping people with metabolic syndrome, including women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), overcome infertility through dietary modifications. She is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and has been in clinical practice for more than fifteen years. Dr. Jason Fung is a medical doctor recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on fasting to lose weight and reverse diabetes. He is the author of several books, including the bestsellers The Obesity Code and The Diabetes Code. Between them, these books have sold nearly one million copies worldwide. He lives in Toronto, ON.