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Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers (Hardcover)
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Dr. Perlmutter's #1 New York Times bestseller about the devastating effects of gluten, sugar, and carbs on the brain and body -- updated with the latest nutritional and neurological science
When Grain Brain was published in 2013, Dr. Perlmutter kick-started a revolution. Since then, his book has been translated into 34 languages, and more than 1.5 million readers have been given the tools to make monumental life-changing improvements to their health.
Grain Brain empowers you to take control of your wellbeing as never before. Inside, you'll learn how to:
- lose weight
- banish anxiety
- beat depression
- reduce -- and even eliminate -- chronic conditions
- safeguard yourself against cognitive decline and neurological disease
- improve the health of your microbiome
- and much more -- all without drugs!
In this fully revised, five-year-anniversary edition, Dr. Perlmutter builds on his mission. Drawing on the latest developments in scientific research, which have further validated his recommendations, he explains how the Grain Brain program boosts the brain, shows the benefits of using fat as a main fuel source, and puts forth the most compelling evidence to date that a non-GMO, gluten-free, and low-carb diet is crucial for cognitive function and long-term health.
Featuring up-to-date data and practical advice based on leading-edge medicine, plus a wealth of new recipes, Grain Brain will give you all the tools you need to restore your health and achieve optimum wellness for lifelong vitality.
About the Author
David Perlmutter, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by institutions including the World Bank, Columbia University, New York University, Yale, and Harvard, and he serves as an associate professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Linus Pauling Award for his innovative approaches to neurological disorders; the National Nutritional Foods Association Clinician of the Year Award; and the Humanitarian of the Year award from the American College of Nutrition. He maintains an active blog at DrPerlmutter.com and is the author of Brain Maker, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan, The Grain Brain Cookbook, and Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten.
"Grain Brain (Revised Edition) is brilliant, accessible, and life changing. By following the scientific advice, you can have a healthier brain and healthier body starting today."—Daniel G. Amen, MD, author of Memory Rescue and Change Your Brain, Change Your Body
"There was a time when the notion that diet and gut health could affect brain health was controversial. Today, it is frontline news. The incredible Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter is a significant reason for this change."
—Robb Wolf, New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Solution and Wired to Eat
"If we want to care for our minds, then we have to be mindful about what we eat. Dr. Perlmutter understands the connection between diet and brain health, and this revised edition of Grain Brain teaches us that simple lifestyle changes can make a world of difference."—Maria Shriver, award-winning journalist and bestselling author of I've Been Thinking...
"Dr. Perlmutter outlines an innovative approach to our most fragile organ, the brain. He is an absolute leader in the use of alternative and conventional approaches in the treatment of neurologic disorders. I have referred him patients with wonderful results. He is on the cutting edge and can help change the way we practice medicine."—Mehmet Oz, MD
"Dr Perlmutter's newly revised and updated Grain Brain is a masterpiece of scientifically accurate information on what leads to dementia and other brain conditions. And most importantly, it lays out a plan for how to stop the insidious brain inflammation that is the result of the wrong diet. The end result will be clearer thinking, improved mood, and an end to worrying about the chance of losing your memory as you get older."—Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Wisdom of Menopause and Goddesses Never Age