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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.

  • Perlmutter, David, 1954-
  • Books

About this work


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


New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.

Physical description

x, 323 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


First edition.

Bibliographic information

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


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 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 . -- 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.


  • English

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  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    WB427 2013P45g
    Open shelves

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