Grain Brain

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

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Did you know that carbs are killing you? And not just unhealthy carbs like sugar and white bread but healthy carbs, too. That's right: whole grains, brown rice, even certain fruits are destroying your brain, causing: * dementia * ADHD * anxiety * insomnia * chronic headaches * depression In GRAIN BRAIN, David Perlmutter, MD, explains what happens when the brain encounters common carbs like wheat and fructose (the natural sugar found in fruit) and why an extremely low-carb, high-fat diet is ideal. He debunks beliefs about antioxidants, demonstrates how we can take control of the "master switches" in our DNA and offers an in-depth look at some of our most pernicious maladies, explaining how all of these can be remedied without drugs. The book offers a 30-day plan to a healthier brain - with daily menus, recipes and supplement recommendations. With anecdotes based on Dr. Perlmutter's work, scientific research and more, GRAIN BRAIN teaches us how we can take control of our brain health and change our lives more

Product details

  • CD-Audio | 8 pages
  • 132.08 x 144.78 x 20.32mm | 181.44g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • Hachette Audio
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1619698463
  • 9781619698468
  • 66,890

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"A tour de force that is destined to save many lives. As I read this important and well-written book I found myself nodding my head vigorously in agreement at practically every page. [Grain Brain] gives us what we need to know to be well again. Please read it." --Health Centralshow more

About David Perlmutter

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 of The Dr. Oz Show. A frequent lecturer, he writes a blog at and is a contributor to The Huffington Post. He is the author of The Better Brain Book, Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten and Power Up Your more