Grain Brain and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
CDN$ 20.69
  • List Price: CDN$ 33.00
  • You Save: CDN$ 12.31 (37%)
FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 25.
Only 10 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
Add to Cart
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers Audio CD – Audiobook, Unabridged


See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Audio CD, Audiobook, Unabridged
"Please retry"
CDN$ 20.69
CDN$ 14.19 CDN$ 26.71

Join Amazon Student in Canada



Frequently Bought Together

Customers buy this book with Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health CDN$ 19.75

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs,  and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers + Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Price For Both: CDN$ 40.44

Show availability and shipping details


Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Product Details

  • Audio CD: 8 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company; Unabridged edition (Sept. 17 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1619698463
  • ISBN-13: 978-1619698468
  • Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 13.2 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 181 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #22,629 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews

29 of 30 people found the following review helpful By murray TOP 1000 REVIEWER on Sept. 23 2013
Format: Kindle Edition
I had already seen most of the scientific research here and had evolved to almost all of the recommended dietary and lifestyle recommendations. What makes this book so powerful is the confirmation of the science through Dr. Perlmutter's extensive clinical experience, which gives some credibility to dosage recommendations. In my own case, adopting a ketogenic diet and monitoring blood sugar daily resulted in dropping my HbA1c to 4.7. Thankfully, this now puts me in the lowest quartile for rate of loss of brain tissue with age, and rate is important, due to the effect of compounding interest. (A recent study found no lower bound on HbA1c in terms of reducing loss of brain tissue--the lower the better.) So one does not have to take this book on faith--measure the results.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Robert Whitelock on Jan. 1 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This is a descendant of the low carb work of Atkins and others, mostly cardiologists, who have warned of the severe dangers of unrestricted carbohydrate consumption. This takes the gluten warnings of WHEAT BELLY and expands them exponentially. This author is a neurosurgeon who examines carb consumption, glucose and gluten from the perspective of the brain, specifically their role in Dementia and Altzheimer's Disease. He also draws a straight line between unnecessary cholesterol control using statin drugs and these same conditions. Explosive information, that needs to be either refuted or verified. My own experience with ketogenic diets and controlled carb dieting suggests he is correct.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
31 of 36 people found the following review helpful By Mathieu Gagni on Sept. 25 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I really enjoyed this book! It is very well written and gives alot of recent paper references. Low-carb/paleo/ketogenic/HFLC diets whatever you call them have a bunch of books written about them, but it is the first time a book dig so much regarding the impact of diet on our brain. Alot of the litterature on the ketogenic diet seems very recent. There is some very nice recent articles you can find on pubmed on the impacts of beta-hydroxybutyrate on our cells.

I was already on a cyclic ketogenic diet (I alternate in and out of ketosis), so it's not big news to me how beneficial it can be. It was the book "wheat belly" which opened my mind on the subject of grains. I've started with wheat and later dropped all grains, sugar and processed foods. I have crohn disease and it only took a few months for me on a this diet to get back in great shape and for the symptoms to disappear again without big medications. My whole body is on another level now, but the biggest surprise was the clarity of mind it gave me. After a only few days of cutting wheat I could already feel a huge difference as I was diagnozed with ADD a long time ago and took ritalin for a few years. No more brain fog. Now I can concentrate properly and finish my dam PhD hehe. I no longer feel the urge to snack all day long and everyone in my family is jealous of my fasting blood sugar. My girlfriend also started to eat similar as me but higher in carbs (almost no grains) and still lost an impressive amount of weight without any restrictions. Her mood, skin and hair also nicely improved.

No way mainstream "registered dietitians" will soon get on board on this as they can't even openly talk about grain free diets to their clients. Another pseudo-scientific group stuck in the 70s.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Melissa on Feb. 1 2014
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
I like the audio disk format. This book contains a lot of up to date information about gluten sensitivity, how to get properly tested, why it's so important to get tested, and the neurological affects gluten sensitivity can have on health. He also explains diseases caused by gluten sensitivity and inflammation. He explains the difference between gluten sensitivity and celiac.
If you know that wheat is troubling you, but you aren't celiac, but unmotivated to quit eating wheat, this book will outline in great detail the damage gluten is causing to your health; changing the way you look at gluten consumption.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Rebecca on Jan. 6 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This book, along with the arguments backing the basic premise, is amazing. I read this several months ago and have been off gluten and living a paleo-esque lifestyle ever since and feel great. It is also refreshing to have a book that discusses healthful nutrition not only through the lens of losing weight, but for your cognitive and overall health. The weight loss is just a really nice perk :)

I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking to better understand the relationship between the foods that we eat and our overall health and wellness.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Leonard Huffman on Nov. 17 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Impressive eye opener read, now look a items in food stores in a different light. It all seems to make perfect sense. Will be buying additional copies for family & friends.

LH
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Dr. Katrin Schmidt on Nov. 17 2013
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
As a veterinarian 'suffering' from familial hypercholesteremia I was encouraged to start medication and dietary management in my late teens. Knowing about animal nutrition and my own body's response to high fat/protein diets I have spent years trying to explain to others carbohydrate metabolism and the irrational fear of things like whole milk, butter, meat and eggs! Interestingly enough my cholesterol has not 'worsened' with the ingestion of more protein and fat; my triglycerides continue to be normal. Further reading and life experience, including understanding of genetic expression (we tell people this about pet food all the time) confirms to me you are on the right track. While it is nice not to be worried about coronary disease and the risk of diabetes, I am even more excited about the benefit this diet offers for my brain. Thanks for making it easier to share your thoughts.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.

Product Images from Customers

Most recent customer reviews

Search


Feedback