Our expert says:
I can understand that you feel desperate about this weight problem. Because you have both PCOS (which is usually associated with insulin resistance (IR)) and colon dysplasia, it is essential that you consult a clinical dietitian, because the correct diet is one of the most important factors in treatment. Visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area. The dietitian will take your IR, dysplasia, PCOS and other conditions such as overweight, into account when working out a diet for you, which will be based on foods with a low glycaemic index (GI). Click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'The right approach' and read the articles on the GI. Also click on ‘Food as Medicine' on the Diet Site and then on ‘Type 2 diabetes'. Aerobic exercise done on a daily basis for 30 or more minutes can help weight loss and to stabilise your blood sugar and insulin levels, so do try and be as active as possible (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life).
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