Grain Brain: Gluten linked to dementia

From Medscape Neurology, January 21, 2014 issue, Bret S. Stetka, MD and David Perlmutter, MD discuss Dr. Perlmutter’s best selling book.  “Medscape spoke with Dr. Perlmutter about his thoughts on the impact of carbohydrates and gluten on the brain.  In his new book Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar — Your Brain’s Silent Killers, Dr. David Perlmutter, Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine, advocates that lifestyle modifications, starting with a high-fat, nearly carbohydrate-free diet, can prevent or greatly lower dementia risk and progression — and he’s armed with plenty of data to back up the claim. But detractors say the evidence isn’t quite there.”  Read the interview here.