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Grain brain

by Perlmutter, David, 1954-

Format: Book on CD 2013
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 8 copies
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Community Library of Castle Shannon Audio Books (Cassettes and CD's) BOOK-ON-DISC 613.26 Perlmutt (8)
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
Collection  Audio Books (Cassettes and CD's)
Call Number  BOOK-ON-DISC 613.26 Perlmutt (8)
Hampton Community Library Adult Audio AUDIO CD 613.26 PER
Location  Hampton Community Library
Collection  Adult Audio
Call Number  AUDIO CD 613.26 PER
Moon Township Public Library Audiovisual CDB 616.804 PERLMUT
Location  Moon Township Public Library
Collection  Audiovisual
Call Number  CDB 616.804 PERLMUT
Northland Public Library Audio Books 612.82 P42 (COMPACT DISC)
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Audio Books
Call Number  612.82 P42 (COMPACT DISC)
South Park Library Consumer Education CONED CD-BK 612.82 PER
Location  South Park Library
Collection  Consumer Education
Call Number  CONED CD-BK 612.82 PER
Whitehall Public Library AudioBook Collection ANFCD Perlmutter
Location  Whitehall Public Library
Collection  AudioBook Collection
Call Number  ANFCD Perlmutter
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Audio Books CHECKED OUT
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Perlmutter, t he devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, and a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.

In Grain Brain , renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a finding that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. Even so-called healthy carbs like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, decreased libido, and much more.

Groundbreaking and timely, Grain Brain shows that the fate of your brain is not in your genes, it's in the food you eat. Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when your brain encounters common ingredients in fruit bowls and bread, how statins may be erasing your memory, why a diet high in "good fats" is ideal, and how to spur the growth of new brain cells at any age. And his revolutionary 4-week plan will show you how to keep your brain healthy and sharp while dramatically reducing your risk for debilitating neurological disease -- without drugs.

Featuring a blend of cutting-edge research, real-life stories of transformation, and accessible, practical advice, Grain Brain teaches you how to take control of your "smart genes," regain wellness, and enjoy lifelong health and vitality.

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In his latest book, neurologist Perlmutter (The Better Brain Book) declares war on a common foodstuff, attributing a bewilderingly wide assortment of maladies to the consumption of gluten, a substance found in bread and other stock foods. Contrasting modern humans against idealized humans of the distant past, Perlmutter concludes that the former, whose average life expectancy at birth is about twice that of their Paleolithic ancestors, have gone off the proper track. He addresses the churlish objection that gluten has been part of the human diet for many millennia by firmly asserting that recent changes to crops have transformed a once-safe food into a terrible scourge. The book features health advice, a number of gluten-free recipes, and details on some relevant case studies. Lauded by such nonconsensus pundits as Mehmet Oz and William Davis, Perlmutter offers readers a comfortably simplistic model for thinking about carbs. Agent: Bonnie Solow, Solow Literary Enterprises. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Brain -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects.
Carbohydrates -- Metabolism.
Energy metabolism.
Publisher [New York] :Hachette Audio,2013
Edition Unabridged.
Other Titles Grain brain :
Contributors Ganim, Peter.
Participants/Performers Read by Peter Ganim.
Language English
Notes Compact discs.
Duration: 9:00:00.
Description 8 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781619698468
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