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Author Perlmutter, David, 1954-
Title Grain brain : the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar--your brain's silent killers / David Perlmutter, MD, with Kristin Loberg.
Published New York, NY : Little, Brown and Co., 2013.
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 Floor4  RC394.M48 P47 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description x, 323 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography 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.
Subject Brain -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects -- Popular works.
Brain -- Diseases -- Prevention -- Popular works.
Carbohydrates -- Metabolism -- Popular works.
Energy metabolism -- Popular works.
Related Names Loberg, Kristin.
ISBN 9780316234801 hardcover
031623480X hardcover
9780316239837 large print
0316239836 large print
OCLC number 827082643