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Eating Fat, Fighting Alzheimer’s

Today, in honor of Brain Awareness Month, I went to the Alzheimer’s Association’s web site to explore their “10 Way to Love Your Brain", which include: Fuel up right. Eat a healthy and balanced diet that is ...

You Can Lose the Weight – Four Simple Steps

Go to the mall. See a movie. Look around next time you’re in an airport. What you’ll see is the confirmation of all the statistics that we’re hearing so much about these days related to the ever-increasing p...

Healthy Weight Loss

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...

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...

Keep Yourself in Ketosis

When talking about a Grain Brain lifestyle, and the very similar ketogenic diet, it’s frequently mentioned that we are aiming to keep our bodies in ketosis. However, if you’re new to my work, it may be that ...

How Blood Sugar Relates to Brain Size and Function

In a recent edition of the journal Neurology, German researchers evaluated the size of the brain’s memory center, the hippocampus, using a specialized type of MRI scanner. In addition, they measured the bloo...

Relative Intake of Macronutrients Impacts Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia

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...

Randomized Trial Comparing a Low-Carb Diet and a Calorie-Restricted, Low-Fat Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Healthy Women