Posted by Chantel M. Research contributed by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
The prevalence of childbearing age obesity is wide spreading in US,
approximately, 50% of them are either overweight [body mass index (BMI)
25-29.9 kg/m(2)] or obese (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m(2)).
Beneficial effects of a high-protein, low-glycemic-load hypocaloric diet in overweight and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome
In the study to to investigate the effects of a
high-protein, low-glycemic-load diet compared with a conventional
hypocaloric diet on reproductive hormones, inflammatory markers, lipids,
glucose, and insulin levels in obese women with PCOS, posted in PubMed,
indicated that both hypocaloric diets significantly led to reduced body
weight and androgen levels in these two groups of women with PCOS. The
combination of high-protein and low-glycemic-load foods in a modified
diet caused a significant increase in insulin sensitivity and a decrease
in hsCRP level when compared with a conventional diet.
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