Grain brain : the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar--your brain's silent killers /

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by Perlmutter, David,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Loberg, Kristin,--author. Published by : Little, Brown, and Co., (New York, NY :) Physical details: x, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Brain --Diseases --Nutritional aspects. | Carbohydrates --Metabolism. | Energy metabolism. Year : 2013 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 616.8 PER Checked out 12/01/2020

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.