Low glycemic index vegan or low-calorie weight loss diets for women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized controlled feasibility study.

@article{TurnerMcGrievy2014LowGI,
  title={Low glycemic index vegan or low-calorie weight loss diets for women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized controlled feasibility study.},
  author={Gabrielle M. Turner-McGrievy and Charis R Davidson and Ellen E Wingard and Deborah Lynn Billings},
  journal={Nutrition research},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={552-8}
}
The aim of this randomized pilot was to assess the feasibility of a dietary intervention among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) comparing a vegan to a low-calorie (low-cal) diet. Overweight (body mass index, 39.9 ± 6.1 kg/m(2)) women with PCOS (n = 18; age, 27.8 ± 4.5 years; 39% black) who were experiencing infertility were recruited to participate in a 6-month randomized weight loss study delivered through nutrition counseling, e-mail, and Facebook. Body weight and dietary intake… CONTINUE READING
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