PCOS Articles - Nutrition Summary from Hormonal Balance




astrophe
05-13-2011, 03:40 PM
For those who prefer exchanges... here's the one from Hormonal Balance (http://www.amazon.com/Hormonal-Balance-Understanding-Hormones-Metabolism/dp/1933503041/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1305311995&sr=8-1) book by Scott Isaacs and Neil Shulman

PCOS, insulin resistance, hyperthyroid and many other hormone imbalances are mentioned in the book.

WEIGHT LOSS EXCHANGE PATTERN

Vegetables 5 - unlimited
Fruit* 5 - unlimited
Milk 0 - 3
Starch 0-4
Protein** 6-8
Fat 0-2


WEIGHT MAINTENANCE PATTERN

Vegetables 5 - unlimited
Fruit* 5 - Unlimited
Milk 0-4
Starch 0-6
Protein** 6-10
Fat 0-14


*Max for bananas, grapes, watermelon is 5 exchanges per day
**Max do not include egg whites

EXAMPLE PATTERN BY MEAL

Breakfast

1 fruit
1 milk
1 starch
1 protein


Mid AM

1 fruit
1 starch
1 protein


Lunch

2 veg
1 fruit
1 starch
1 protein
1 fat


Mid PM

1 veg


Supper

2 veg
1 fruit
1 starch
4 protein
1 fat


Evening

1 fruit
1 milk


Skinnyontheinside17
01-29-2014, 11:01 PM
Hey astrophe this is super helpful! Thank you!

Pattience
01-29-2014, 11:05 PM
For the purpose of weight loss shouldn't your post include how big the portion size should be of each. e.g. how much is 1 starch? or 1 protein? It would matter because there's a lot of food and eating going on in that list of meals.