Brain maker The power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain--for life

David Perlmutter, 1954-

Book - 2015

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New York : Little, Brown and Company 2015.
Main Author
David Perlmutter, 1954- (author)
Other Authors
Kristin Loberg (author)
First edition
Physical Description
viii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction: Bug Alert: You've Got Company
  • Gut Check: What Are Your Risk Factors?
  • Part I. Getting to Know Your Hundred Trillion Friends
  • Chapter 1. Welcome Aboard: Your Microbial Friends from Birth to Death
  • Chapter 2. Belly and Brain on Fire; The New Science of Inflammation
  • Chapter 3. Is Your Belly Depressed? Why Angry Guts Make for Moody and Anxious Minds
  • Chapter 4. How Your Intestinal Flora Can Make You Fat and Brainsick: The Surprising Links Between Your Gut's Bacteria and Appetite, Obesity and the Brain
  • Chapter 5. Autism and the Gut: On the Frontiers of Brain Medicine
  • Part II. Trouble in Bugville
  • Chapter 6. Punched in the Gut: The Truth about Fructose and Gluten
  • Chapter 7. Bust a Gut: Common Exposures That Make a Good Microbiome Go Bad
  • Part III. Brain Maker Rehab
  • Chapter 8. Feeding Your Microbiome: Six Essential Keys to Boosting Your Brain by Boosting Your Gut
  • Chapter 9. Go Pro: The Guide to Supplements
  • Chapter 10. The Brain Maker 7-Day Meal Plan: Eat Your Way to a Healthier Brain
  • Epilogue: What the Future Holds
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index