Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain — for Life

By | November 17, 2016

The NYT bestseller by the author of Grain Brain uncovers the powerful role of gut bacteria in determining your brain’s destiny.

Debilitating brain disorders are on a steep rise–from children diagnosed with autism to adults developing dementia at younger ages than ever before. But a medical revolution is underway that may finally solve these problems: astonishing new research reveals the influence of the human microbiome-bacteria living in the gut–on every aspect of health, including your nervous system. In BRAIN MAKER, Dr. Perlmutter explores the interplay between intestinal microbes and the brain and describes how the microbiome emerges from birth and evolves based on the environment, how it can become dysfunctional, and how nurturing gut health through a few easy strategies can alter your brain’s destiny for the better. With simple dietary recommendations and a practical 6-step program, BRAIN MAKER opens the door to unprecedented brain health potential.

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Mike Mutzel, MS on 11/17/2016 at 19:03.

Rebalance Your Gut Bacteria, Boost Metabolism & Brain Health After reading all of Dr. Perlmutter’s amazing books, Brain Maker is by far the most cutting-edge. You’ll learn why you want to include certain foods and avoid certain substances so you can optimize and reprogram the communication between your body’s trillions of gut bacteria and your brain. You’ll be surprised to learn the list of compounds that disturb your brain’s critical set point: they are in diet drinks, animal products, and household cleaning…

CD on 11/17/2016 at 19:08.

Grain Brain helped me regain health . . . Dr. Perlmutter’s advice in Grain Brain (lower carbohydrates, add healthful fats, eliminate gluten) helped me regain normal blood glucose levels, lose weight, decrease joint pain, get better appearing skin, and more back in 2014. So I am hooked on his writings. I read Brain Maker cover to cover. Probiotics, discussed in Grain Brain, occupy front and center place in Brain Maker, complete with recipes, meal plans, his current view on supplementation, how to give yourself a probiotic enema, and…