The Better Brain Book

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Penguin, Aug 2, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 336 pages
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From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain and New York Times bestseller Brain Maker...

Loss of memory is not a natural part of aging—and this book explains why.

 

Celebrated neurologist David Perlmutter reveals how everyday memory-loss—misplacing car keys, forgetting a name, losing concentration in meetings—is actually a warning sign of a distressed brain. Here he and Carol Colman offer a simple plan for repairing those problems, clarifying misconstrued connections between memory loss and aging, and regaining and maintaining mental clarity by offering the tools for:

Building a better brain through nutrition, lifestyle changes, and brain workouts

Coping with specific brain disorders such as stroke, vascular dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig's disease

Understanding risk factors and individually tailoring a diet and supplementary program

Features a "Life Style Audit," quizzes, a brain fitness program with the most effective ways to exercise your brain, and a nutritional program that details the best brain food and supplements.




From the Trade Paperback edition.
 

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User Review  - Zander Baldwin - Goodreads

This book was written a decade ago; whilst it has very useful knowledge compiled into one source, the majority of it is what I would class as common knowledge to those already interested in the field. Read full review

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User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

Dr. Perlmutter approaches nutrition from a neurologist point of view. His regimens of antioxidants have proven records on the severely ill. Read full review

Contents

Is Your Brain at Risk?
3
Tools for a Better Brain
63
chapter n Six Steps to a Better Brain
185
Specific Brain Disorders and What to Do About Them
193
Resources
247
Bibliography
295
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About the author (2005)

David Perlmutter, M.D., is a board-certified neurologist, is a leader in the field of complementary medicine. His scientific publications have appeared in The Journal of the American Medical Association and The Journal of Neurosurgery. In addition to founding the Perlmutter Health Center, he is host of the medical television series LifeGuide with David Perlmutter, M.D.

Carol Colman is the New York Times bestselling co-author of Curves.

Carol Colman has coauthored many best-selling books on health and medicine, including Curves: Permanent Results Without Permanent Dieting, The Melatonin Miracle, Shed 10 Years in 10 Weeks, Body Rx, and more. She lives in Larchmont, New York.

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