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PCOS/Insulin Resistance Support Support for us with any of the following: Insulin Resistance, Syndrome X, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or other endocrine disorders.

"Eat to Live" and PCOS. It works!!

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Old 02-21-2012, 01:38 AM   #16
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Hi susiederkins,

I was on ETL a while back and did great until I got lazy and/or got scared by my excellent progress.

I have a lot of good plant-based foods in the house...I think I'll have an ETL week.
Let's do it together!

It's really hard to be a hardcore ETL cause of the blandness. I don't need heavily salted meals but just a dash of shoyu or a sprinkling of salt.

How much weight did you lose with ETL?

Actually I'm in my 4th week and I haven't lost any since week 1. I admit a couple of meals haven't been ETL but the rest have been and you would think that would account for something!

Losing weight is so frustrating.
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Old 02-02-2014, 04:39 AM   #17
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Smile newly vegan and loving itt

this is my forth week on the vegan lifestyle and so far im loving my results, im seeying amazing changes in my body on the inside and out. Ive lost 11 pounds in 3 weeks and gained alot of muscle(ive been in the gym alot as well). I do feel myself getting a little shake when my blood sugar gets low but i snack on berries and fruit and its been doing the trick so far. Ive never has this much energy, and its a really nice change. Ive been trying to get pregnant with my husband for 2 years with no luck, heres to hoping being vegan changes that
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Old 04-11-2015, 06:39 PM   #18
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Purchased the Eat to live e- book, going to try it... Sending the e-book back to get the soft cover book..... I like what I saw and read so far.
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Old 04-21-2015, 12:03 PM   #19
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So anyway, I've seen a lot of girls think they can't be vegetarian/vegan with PCOS. Just wanted to share my results so far. It can be done! I almost still can't believe it. Have to clean out my closet this weekend and toss almost everything in it. It just doesn't fit and looks ridiculously huge. And I can see the 160's in plain sight, and hopefully a normal cycle/reduced facial hair growth in the near future.
This is so encouraging to hear!

I started following a diet from the WomanCode book which emphasizes complex carbs and natural sugars. With some thyroid medication and that I've lost twenty pounds and I think my cycles are becoming more regular (need more time to tell)

But I've been really tempted to go vegan and I wasn't sure how that would mesh with eating to support my endocrine health! It's great to hear that you're doing it.
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