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Grain brain : the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar— your brain's silent killers / David Perlmutter, MD with Kristin Loberg.

Book Book ([2018].)
Description: x, 371 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Spark, [2018].
0 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
2 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 616.975 Perlmutter (Text to Phone) Checked out 01/21/2019

  • ISBN: 9780316485135
  • ISBN: 0316485136
  • Edition: Revised edition.
Contents:
Against the grain -- What are your risk factors? -- THE WHOLE GRAIN TRUTH: The cornerstone of brain disease : what you don't know about inflammation -- The sticky protein : gluten's role in brain inflammation (it's not just about your belly) -- Attention, carboholics and fat phobics : surprising truths about your brain's real enemies and lovers -- Not a fruitful union : this is your rain on sugar (natural or not) ; The gift of neurogenesis and controlling master switches : how to change your genetic destiny -- Brain drain : how gluten robs you and your children's peace of mind -- Grain brain rehab. Dietary habits for an optimal brain : hello, fasting, fats, and essential supplements -- Genetic medicine : jog your genes to build a better brain -- Good night, brain : leverage your leptin to rule your hormonal kingdom -- SAY GOODBYE TO GRAIN BRAIN. A new way of life : the four-week plan of action -- Eating your way to a healthy brain : meal plans and recipes -- The mesmerizing truth.
Summary:
"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. 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." -- Page [2] of cover.
Citation: Perlmutter, David. "Grain brain : the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar— your brain's silent killers." New York : Little, Brown Spark, 2018.

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