Dr. David Perlmutter's GRAIN BRAIN Hits #1 New York Times Bestseller
NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Little, Brown and Company, and Krupp Kommunications congratulate Dr. David Perlmutter on his #1 New York Times Bestseller "Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and SugarYour Brain's Silent Killers!"
Starting in early December, Dr. Perlmutter's Public Television Station Special, "BrainChange"a companion to his revolutionary and groundbreaking book "Grain Brain"will air on Public Television Stations across the country. In the book and special, he reveals the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbohydrates on the human brain and offers a four-week plan to achieve optimum health.Dr. Perlmutter shares a disturbing yet empowering message: our brains are highly sensitive to certain proteins and sugars that are ubiquitous in what we have long thought was a "healthy diet," pointing a finger directly at the whole grains and fruit choices we have all been told to favor.
He exposes the dangers of carbseven "healthy" carbs like whole grainson the brain and their role in everything from chronic headaches and insomnia to depression, epilepsy, ADHD, even Alzheimer's. Supported by the latest and most well-respected science, Dr. Perlmutter teaches us what we should be eating in order to take back our brain health. Dr. Perlmutter, a renowned neurologist and fellow of The American College of Nutritionthe only doctor in the country with both of these credentials has a wealth of experience to support his arguments about how diet affects brain health.
In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Perlmutter proposes a dramatic new definition of "healthy lifestyle" and explodes fraudulent but popular misconceptions. For example, contrary to what doctors have been saying for years, eating fat can actually keep you skinny and is the right choice for heart and brain health. Dr. Perlmutter encourages readers to consume "healthy fat" in the form of extra-virgin olive oil, sesame oil, and coconut oil liberally, protein and low-sugar fruits and vegetables such as avocado, kale, and broccoli, as well as nuts and seeds. He offers a powerful argument against eating any kind of gluten (including whole-wheat forms of bread and pasta), margarine, or packaged food labeled "fat-free" or "low-fat." In "Grain Brain," Dr. Perlmutter outlines a practical four-week plan of actionwhich includes dietary tips, as well as a 20-minute cardio regimen six times a week that anyone can start today to welcome a more focused, disease-free brain tomorrow.