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Brain maker the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain--for life

by Perlmutter, David, 1954-

Format: Kindle Book 2015 2015
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Summary
"Perlmutter explains the potent interplay between intestinal microbes and the brain, describing how the microbiome develops from birth and evolves based on lifestyle choices, how it can become 'sick,' and how nurturing gut health through a few easy strategies can alter your brain's destiny for the better. With ... dietary recommendations and a ... program of six steps to improving gut ecology, [this book] opens the door to ... brain health potential"--Amazon.com.
Contents
Bug alert : you're got company
Gut check : what are your risk factors?
Getting to know your hundred trillion friends. Welcome aboard : your microbial friends, from birth to death ; Belly and brain on fire : the new science of inflammation ; Is your belly depressed? : why angry guts make for moody and anxious minds ; How your intestinal flora can make you fat and brainsick : the surprising links between your gut's bacteria and appetite, obesity, and the brain ; Autism and the gut : on the frontiers of brain medicine
Trouble in Bugville. Punched in the gut : the truth about fructose and gluten ; Bust a gut : common exposures that make a good microbiome go bad
Brain maker rehab. Feeding your microbiome : six essential keys to boosting your brain by boosting your gut ; Go pro : the guide to supplements ; The brain maker 7-day meal plan : eat your way to a healthier brain
Why the future holds.

Additional Information
Subjects Gastrointestinal system Microbiology Popular works
Brain Diseases Nutritional aspects Popular works
Health & Fitness
Nonfiction
Electronic books.
Downloadable e-Books.
Publisher New York :Little, Brown and Company2015
2015
Contributors Loberg, Kristin, author.
OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
Format: Kindle Book
Format: OverDrive Read
Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780316342445
9780316342445
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