3 February, 2014
Low-carb Paleo diet heals brain and fuels weight loss, says Grain Brain author
The Paleo diet can prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other brain disorders, neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter told US News & World Report Jan. 31.Dr. Perlmutter, author of the bestseller Grain Brain, said we can prevent — and even reverse — Alzheimer’s, diabetes, obesity, heart disease and ADHD by following the low-carb, gluten-free Paleo diet.The Paleo diet emphasizes high-quality animal proteins, healthy fats, vegetables and fruits, and excludes gluten, sugar, dairy, legumes, starches, alcohol and processed foods.Dr. Perlmutter said the wheat-centric, high-carb diet dogma long promoted by the USDA is what has fueled the alarming nationwide epidemics of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s.