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5 Things We’ve Learned Since The Release of Grain Brain

Five years ago today, we embarked on an incredible journey. Together, we sought to understand the roots of brain health, and how we can help fend off ailments like dementia and Alzheimer's, diseases for whic...

Why Lifestyle Choices Matter for Health

What my work, in Brain Maker and Grain Brain, boils down to, is giving you a lifestyle plan that you can follow to cause optimal health. Why do these factors matter? Why are these the choices you should make...

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...

DHA Keeps Your Brain Healthy

DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid that plays a central role in brain health. As I have discussed before, one of the key factors that correlates levels of DHA to brain health and disease resistance is DHA’s abilit...

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...

Grain Brain Cookbook Launches Today

Years ago, if someone would have suggested that I would someday write a cookbook, I would have scoffed at the notion. After all, my training in neurology focused on identifying diseases and utilizing pharmac...

Low-Carb Diet is Best – Who Knew?

As I’m sure many of you are aware, we are getting ready for launch next week of the Grain Brain Cookbook. The mission of the new cookbook is to demonstrate how incredibly wonderful it is to eat low-carb high...

Inflammation – Strong Relationship to Dementia

Inflammation is a process with which we are all familiar. Whether from an insect bite or an arthritic joint, we associate inflammation with the typical observations of pain, redness, and swelling as well as ...

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

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...