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Perlmutter, David, 1954-

Grain brain : the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar--your brain's silent killers / David Perlmutter, MD with Kristin Loberg. - First edition. - New York, NY : Little, Brown, and Co., c2013. - x, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-312) and index.

Against the grain -- What are your risk factors? -- The whole grain of 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 good-bye 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.

The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health.



Brain--Diseases--Nutritional aspects.
Energy metabolism.