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Brain Health

Getting the Answers

Getting the Answers

Last month, you may have seen a post on my Facebook page about an interview I had done with Medscape. A few weeks later, the interview was made available to the general public on WebMD. The main focus of the...
Diabetes and Dementia Risk

Diabetes and Dementia Risk

Over the past several years I have been calling attention to the profound relationship that exists between elevation of blood sugar and risk for developing dementia. This evolving body of knowledge stems fro...
Powerful Role of Ketone Fats in Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Treatment

Powerful Role of Ketone Fats in Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Treatment

Brain cells function with far greater efficiency when they are utilizing fat (ketones) as a fuel source as opposed to sugar. The exciting news is that scientists are now taking advantage of this finding in t...
How Are We Respecting Our Genome?

How Are We Respecting Our Genome?

My concerns about lifestyle choices affecting genetic destiny began when I was a teenager. I wrote the below in The Miami News when I was 16.
Spread the word (and the butter)

Spread the word (and the butter)

Having spent much time talking Grain Brain in media appearances,  conferences, and with all of you, I’m frequently thanked for thinking "outside the box" and looking for novel solutions for improving brain h...
The Argument of Grain Brain

The Argument of Grain Brain

If you haven’t had a chance to read Grain Brain yet, I’ll give you a teaser of the main thesis of the book: grains, gluten and carbs have an adverse role on the heal...
Your Brain – Your Choice

Your Brain – Your Choice

We live in a time when the status quo, in terms of recommendations from the medical establishment, is to pretty much live your life however you choose, and then, when you develop some form of malady, there’s...
Nature vs. Nuture

Nature vs. Nuture

In the comments on this website, I’ve seen a lot of discussion questioning how effective adopting a Grain Brain lifestyle can be for brain diseases that are expressed genetically. Certainly, some illnesses a...
Grain Brain and the 7 Super Supplements

Grain Brain and the 7 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...
Fasting for Brain Health

Fasting for Brain Health

If you’re new to Grain Brain and eating for brain health, then you may not know about the first step that’s included in the Grain Brain diet, which is a 24-48 hour, water-only fast. There’s a lot of science ...