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Grain Brain

The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers

Dec 18, 2018 | 384 Pages
Grain Brain

The bad news about wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain--and what you can do to change it.

Did you know that carbs are destroying your brain? It's true! In Grain Brain, renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD exposes this finding and how even healthy-seeming carbs like whole grains can cause a variety of problems such as dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, and more.

Past researchers have always said that genetics is what determines the fate of your brain, but recent studies are showing that it's actually diet. More specifically, carbs. Foods that are high in sugar or gluten trigger inflammation, which is the root cause of degenerative conditions and brain disorders.

In his book, Dr. Perlmutter goes into detail about what occurs to your brain when you consume common items like bread and fruit. He also discusses how statin drugs may be erasing your memory, why a diet high in "good fats" is the best option, and how to spur the growth of new brain cells at any age.

Dr. Perlmutter outlines a 4-week plan that proves how to maintain your brain health without sacrificing delicious recipes or weekly goals. You'll also be able to reduce risks for debilitating neurological diseases and common, everyday conditions -- all by following easy strategies!

Grain Brain is a helpful resource for those looking to improve their health and wellness. Blending together anecdotes, cutting-edge research, and accessible advice, Grain Brain provides readers with the tools they need to take control of their genes and enjoy lifelong health.

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