Study title and authors:
The effects of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet on the polycystic ovary syndrome: a pilot study.
This paper can be accessed at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16359551?dopt=Abstract
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects the fertility of women and is associated with obesity, hyperinsulinemia, and insulin resistance.
The Low carbohydrate/Ketogenic Diet led to significant improvement in weight and fasting insulin in women with obesity and PCOS, and some became pregnant despite previous infertility problems.
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Recipe of the day
Bacon, Spinach and Mushroom Casserole
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•1 lb button mushrooms, sliced;
•1 large onion, chopped;
•2 garlic cloves, minced;
•2 tbsp lard, butter or ghee;
•Salt and pepper to taste;
1.Heat a large casserole over a medium heat and cook the bacon, making sure it’s still soft.
2.Add the onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
3.Add the garlic and cook for about a minute, until fragrant.
4.Add the mushrooms and cook for about another 8 minutes, until soft.
5.Add the spinach and butter, cover and let cook for another 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the spinach is well cooked.
6.Season with salt and pepper and serve.
|Bacon, Spinach and Mushroom Casserole|