Books and Publications
Dr. Perlmutter is a board-certified neurologist and five-time New York Times bestselling author. His books have been published in 32 languages and include the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar, with over 1 million copies in print. Other New York Times bestsellers include Brain Maker, The Grain Brain Cookbook, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan, and Brain Wash, co-written with Austin Perlmutter, M.D. He is the editor of The Microbiome and the Brain authored by top experts in the field and published in December 2019 by CRC Press. His latest book, Drop Acid, focuses on the pivotal role of uric acid in metabolic diseases and was published in February 2022.
Uric acid, an overlooked “waste product” of metabolism, lies at the root of many pervasive health conditions. Drop Acid exposes the truth about uric acid and teaches invaluable strategies to manage its levels.
Living in a 24/7 hyper-reality comes at a steep cost. Brain Wash reveals the mental hijacking that undermines us and presents tools to make better decisions and develop healthier habits.
The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan
Looking to preserve brain vitality, lose weight, and reduce your risk for chronic diseases? The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan is a practical guide to optimize health and mental performance.
The health of your brain is, to an extraordinary degree, dictated by your microbiome. Brain Maker explains the interplay between intestinal microbes and the brain, and how to nurture gut health.
The Grain Brain Cookbook
With more than 150 delectable recipes to keep your brain vibrant and your body fit, The Grain Brain Cookbook gives you the tools you need to build a health-promoting, gluten-free diet.
Grain Brain exposes a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for too long: carbs are destroying your brain. Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters everyday foods.