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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.

By: Perlmutter, David, 1954-.
Contributor(s): Loberg, Kristin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First edition.Description: x, 323 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780316234801; 031623480x; 9780316239837; 0316239836.Subject(s): Brain -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects -- Popular works | Brain -- Diseases -- Prevention -- Popular works | Carbohydrates -- Metabolism -- Popular works | Energy metabolism -- Popular works
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.
List(s) this item appears in: High-Interest Narrative Non-Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-312) and index.

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.

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

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