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Grain Brain:

The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killers

  • By: David Perlmutter, MD, with Kristin Loberg
    Read by: Peter Ganim
  • Runtime: 9.3 Hours
  • Recording: Unabridged
  • Release date: 9.17.2013
  • Publisher: Hachette Book Group
  • Genre: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
  • 9.30 hrs9/17/2013Unabridged
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-61969-847-5
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A New York Times Bestseller

A USA Today Bestseller

A Publishers Weekly Bestseller

A Library Journal Bestseller

Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.

Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age. He offers an in-depth look at how we can take control of our “smart genes” through specific dietary choices and lifestyle habits, demonstrating how to remedy our most feared maladies without drugs.

With a revolutionary thirty-day plan, Grain Brain teaches us how we can reprogram our genetic destiny for the better.

Editorial Reviews

“An innovative approach to our most fragile organ, the brain.”

Mehmet Oz, MD

“This book is a treasure. It is filled with self-empowering wisdom and easily understood leading-edge science.”

Bernie Siegel, MD, New York Times bestselling author

“Perlmutter’s credentials as a board-certified neurologist and American College of Nutrition Fellow make him a uniquely qualified voice in the debate about which foods are best for the brain and body…A galvanizing call to arms against a gluten-heavy diet.”

Kirkus Reviews

“Dr. Perlmutter provides sound advice, supported by the latest and most well-respected medical research.”

Russell B. Roth, MD, former president of the American Medical Association

Author Biography

David Perlmutter, MD, is a globally recognized leader in brain science. He is the recipient of the Linus Pauling Award, editor-in-chief of the global online and print peer-reviewed journal Brain and Gut, and author of the New York Times bestseller Grain Brain, The Grain Brain Cookbook, The Better Brain Book, Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten, and Power Up Your Brain.

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Reader Biography

Peter Ganim is an American actor who has appeared on stage, on television, and in film. He has performed voice-over work since 1994. His audiobook narration has won two AudioFile Earphones Awards.

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