77. End Degenerative Disease, Increase IQ and Live Longer while Saving the World | Dr. David Perlmutter

Dr. David Perlmutter (@davidperlmutter) is a Board-Certified Neurologist, four-time New York Times bestselling author and serves on the Board of Directors at the American College of Nutrition.

David serves as a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and has published in numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals including Archives of Neurology, Neurosurgery and The Journal of Applied Nutrition. He is also a frequent symposium lecturer at institutions like the World Bank and IMF, Columbia University, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Harvard University and serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

David books have been published in 34 languages and include the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain, The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar which sold over 1 million copies. Other New York Times bestsellers include Brain Maker, The Grain Brain Cookbook and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan.

He is also the editor of the upcoming collection The Microbiome and the Brain that will be authored by top experts in the field and will be published in late 2019 by CRC Press and has been frequently interviewed on programs such as 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, The Today Show, Oprah, Dr. Oz and The CBS Early Show. Dr. Perlmutter is also the recipient of numerous awards, including: the Linus Pauling Award for his innovative approaches to neurological disorders; the National Nutritional Foods Association Clinician of the Year Award and the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the American College of Nutrition.

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