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Perlmutter, David, 1954- author
Grain brain : the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar--your brain's silent killers / David Perlmutter, MD, with Kristin Loberg
First edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Little, Brown, and Company, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Browsing/1st Flr  RC386.2 .P47 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Brain -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects
Carbohydrates -- Metabolism
Energy metabolism
Physical Description x, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-312) and index
Contents Against the grain -- What are your risk factors? -- 1. 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 brain 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 -- 2. 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 -- 3. 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
Summary The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health
NOTE 527518
Alternate Author Loberg, Kristin, author

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