Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, And Sugar--your Brain's Silent Killers

by David Perlmutter
As told by Kristin Loberg

Little, Brown And Company | September 17, 2013 | Hardcover | Large Print

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, And Sugar--your Brain's Silent Killers is rated 4.36363636363636 out of 5 by 11.
A #1New York Timesbestseller--the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.

Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but evenhealthyones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more. Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age. He offers an in-depth look at how we can take control of our "smart genes" through specific dietary choices and lifestyle habits, demonstrating how to remedy our most feared maladieswithout drugs. With a revolutionary 4-week plan, GRAIN BRAIN teaches us how we can reprogram our genetic destiny for the better.

GRAIN BRAIN is a #1New York Timesbestseller and a finalist for a 2013 Books for a Better Life award.

Format: Hardcover | Large Print

Dimensions: 464 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1.5 in

Published: September 17, 2013

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316239836

ISBN - 13: 9780316239837

Found in: Health and Well Being

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Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs,  And Sugar--your Brain's Silent Killers

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, And Sugar--your Brain's Silent Killers

by David Perlmutter
As told by Kristin Loberg

Format: Hardcover | Large Print

Dimensions: 464 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1.5 in

Published: September 17, 2013

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316239836

ISBN - 13: 9780316239837

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A #1New York Timesbestseller--the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.

Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but evenhealthyones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more. Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age. He offers an in-depth look at how we can take control of our "smart genes" through specific dietary choices and lifestyle habits, demonstrating how to remedy our most feared maladieswithout drugs. With a revolutionary 4-week plan, GRAIN BRAIN teaches us how we can reprogram our genetic destiny for the better.

GRAIN BRAIN is a #1New York Timesbestseller and a finalist for a 2013 Books for a Better Life award.

About the Author

David Perlmutter, MD, is president of the Perlmutter Health Center in Naples, Florida, and the co-founder and president of The Perlmutter Brain Foundation. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the American College of Nutrition and the Linus Pauling Award, and he serves on the Medical Advisory Board ofTheDr. Oz Show.A frequent lecturer, he writes a blog atVanguardNeurologist.comand is a contributor toTheHuffington Post. He is the author ofThe Better Brain Book,Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten, andPower Up Your Brain.

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"Dr. Perlmutter provides sound advice, supported by the latest and most well respected medical research." --Russell. B. Roth, MD, Past President, American Medical Association