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Gut Inflammation Affects the Brain

Gut Inflammation Affects the Brain

The fundamental mechanism that underlies such seemingly disparate issues as autism, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, and various other neurodegenerative conditions, is the proces...
Coffee? Pour a Cup!

Coffee? Pour a Cup!

While I don't have the exact statistic, it probably isn't far off-base to state that many, if not most, Americans start their day with a cup of coffee in their hand. For many years, the science on coffee has...
Let’s End The Era of “Diagnose and Adios”

Let’s End The Era of “Diagnose and Adios”

Today's post is from a close friend of Grain Brain, Max Lugavere. - Dr. Perlmutter My name is Max Lugavere and I’m a filmmaker, currently in production on a feature-length, millennial-focused documentary ex...
New Study Validates Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy Treatment in Adults

New Study Validates Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy Treatment in Adults

Epilepsy can be caused by a variety of different conditions including head trauma, infection, brain tumor, and stroke, but by and large most cases of epilepsy have no readily identifiable cause. Epilepsy a...
Epigenetics – The Power Of The Nrf2 Pathway

Epigenetics – The Power Of The Nrf2 Pathway

I've presented several videos indicating that lifestyle factors are obviously very important in determining whether your brain is going to be healthy or you are going to be at risk for a degenerative conditi...
Grain Brain – Scientific Validation

Grain Brain – Scientific Validation

Last month I had the great honor to serve as program chairman for an integrative brain symposium held in Hollywood, Florida. What was so exciting for me was the fact that I was given the opportunity to invit...
The Vitamin That May Save Your Brain

The Vitamin That May Save Your Brain

We’ve certainly learned a lot more about the health benefits of vitamin D over the past decade. While it’s long been recognized that vitamin D is important for strong and healthy bones, it’s role in health a...
Grain Brain and the Seven Super Supplements

Grain Brain and the Seven Super Supplements

A brain-healthy, Alzheimer’s-fighting diet has properties that extend far beyond just decreasing your daily carb load. To truly provide your body with brain-boosting nutrients and vitamins that help stave of...
5 Ways to Thrive While You Wean Off Carbohydrates

5 Ways to Thrive While You Wean Off Carbohydrates

By: Austin Perlmutter, MD, Medical Student, Miller School of Medicine A few years ago, the science became too significant to ignore, and I decided to drastically cut back on my dietary carbohydrates. I belie...
What Leading Science Says About the Gluten Threat

What Leading Science Says About the Gluten Threat

I recently had the great honor to lecture in California along side Dr. Alessio Fasano. Dr. Fasano is a practicing gastroenterologist and research scientist at Harvard whose interest is in gluten-related diso...