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The Better Brain Book

The Best Tools for Improving Memory and Sharpness and Preventing Aging of the Brain
Paperback Book
Penguin Publishing Group
August, 2005
$20.00 CAD
Publisher’s Description: 

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain and New York Times bestsellerBrain Maker...

Loss of memory is not a natural part of agingand this book explains why.

Celebrated neurologist David Perlmutter reveals how everyday memory-lossmisplacing car keys, forgetting a name, losing concentration in meetingsis actually a warning sign of a distressed brain. Here heand Carol Colmanoffer a simple plan for repairing those problems,clarifying misconstruedconnections between memory loss and aging,and regaining and maintaining mental clarity by offering the tools for:

Building a better brain through nutrition, lifestyle changes, and brain workouts

Coping with specific brain disorders such as stroke, vascular dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig's disease

Understanding risk factors and individually tailoring a diet and supplementary program

Features a "Life Style Audit," quizzes, a brain fitness program withthe most effective ways to exercise your brain, and a nutritionalprogram that details the best brain food and supplements.

Contrary to popular belief, forgetting where you put your keys or what you went to the store for are not normal signs of aging. They are symptoms of a distressed brain. Neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter shows readers how easy it is to regain and maintain clarity by identifying brain toxins, following a three-tiered food and supplement program, and performing specific exercises for keeping the mind alert. Readers will learn much more about stroke, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions than doctors generally tell.

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