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Life without Grain with David Perlmutter

Do you want to know how you can protect your memory with your diet? In this course Dr. David Perlmutter will elaborate on the scientific basis of his vision on why grain is bad for your brain.


The number of people with dementia or Alzheimer's is increasing at a staggering pace. There is no known drug that can stop or reverse the process of decay, making this deterioration of the brain a growing threat.

So when American neurologist David Perlmutter discovered that his patients with neurological disorders improved when they moved - for very different reasons - to a gluten and grain-free diet, he couldn’t believe it. After years of research, Perlmutter has turned the medical world upside down with his discoveries. You can read all about that in the cover story of The Intelligent Optimist March/April 2014.

During this online course Perlmutter will share how you can protect your memory with your diet. He will elaborate on the scientific basis of his vision, and there will be ample opportunity for questions. This is your chance to consult a physician who has been successful in the treatment and prevention of dementia and Alzheimer's.

The date and time of this course are not yet known. Given the subject, it is expected that the course will be sold out quickly. If you are interested in this course, let us know by clicking on the Register Now-button. Sign up to put your name on the email list, and we will send you details about the dates, times, and price as soon as we have them!


David Perlmutter

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award for best research by a medical student. After completing residency training in Neurology, also at the University of Miami, Dr. Perlmutter entered private practice in Naples, Florida.

Dr. Perlmutter serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Perlmutter is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by such medical institutions as Harvard University, the University of Arizona, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Columbia University. He has contributed extensively to the world medical literature with publications appearing in The Journal of Neurosurgery, The Southern Medical Journal, Journal of Applied Nutrition, and Archives of Neurology. He is the author of many books, including: The Better Brain Book, Raise a Smarter Child By Kindergarten, Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment, and the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Grain Brain - The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers, and is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders.

Dr. Perlmutter has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated radio and television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends, The Today Show, Oprah, Dr. Oz, Montel Across America, and The CBS Early Show. He serves as medical advisor to the Dr. Oz Show. In 2002, Dr. Perlmutter was the recipient of the Linus Pauling Award for his innovative approaches to neurological disorders and the Denham Harman Award for his pioneering work in free radical science and its application on clinical medicine. In 2006, Dr. Perlmutter was the recipient of the National Nutritional Foods Association Clinician of the Year Award and in 2010 was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year award from the American College of Nutrition.

The cornerstone of Dr. Perlmutter’s unique approach to neurological disorders is founded in the principles of preventive medicine. He has brought to the public awareness a rich understanding that challenging brain problems including Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, depression, and ADHD may very well be prevented with lifestyle changes including a gluten free, low carbohydrate, higher fat diet coupled with aerobic exercise.


The date and time of this course are not yet known. Please let us know if you are interested in this course by clicking the Register Now-button under the video. We will send you details as soon as we have them.

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