This product is free for Women's Health DPG members.
This webinar was presented live on February 7, 2023.
Learn to help clients take control of PCOS symptoms and comorbidities for the long-term through the following five steps:
- Learn to manage blood sugar throughout the day to avoid spikes and crashes
- Learn to “balance hormones” to help lower testosterone and improve insulin resistance
- Learn to get your gut health in check to help diversify the microbiome
- Learn to fight inflammation with anti-inflammatory foods
- Learn to incorporate all these into a sustainable, intuitive eating pattern that will last a lifetime
These steps allow clients to feel better and lower risk of the many chronic diseases associated with PCOS. They can also lead to improved fertility and finding a healthful weight for your clients’ bodies
CPE Level: 2
Performance Indicators: 8.1, 8.2
- Understand what PCOS is and how it is related to nutrition
- Familiarize yourself with the dietitian’s role in treating PCOS
- Identify foods, micronutrients and dietary patterns associated with improved outcomes for PCOS
- Understand the practical application of these nutrients in patient counseling
- Recognize the type of patient that may benefit from nutrition counseling for PCOS and the types of outcomes you can expect
Jeani Hunt, MS, RD, CD
Jeani Hunt, MS, RD, CD works with women to take control of PCOS, infertility and endometriosis at her private practice VeggieLush Nutrition. She loves working with women and other clients who struggle with symptoms and are looking for an evidence-based approach to treatment. Jeani also has experience working with teens with mental health and substance use disorders at Newport Healthcare. In addition, Jeani is a dietitian for Kiira Health, a virtual women’s health clinic. She holds a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science from the University of Washington and an undergraduate degree in English from UC Berkeley. Before going back to school, Jeani spent several years working in food, wine and hospitality marketing and PR, honing her love of good food and drink. She also serves as the president of the GSDA and the website manager for the Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Group. When she’s not talking about, thinking about or eating food, she’s flying high in the air as an aerial circus artist or cooking and going on adventures with her husband, baby daughter Sabine and dog Raven.