AHR 21: How to Heal and Protect Your Brain From Your Brain's Silent Killers with Dr. David Perlmutter

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?


Leaky Gut Syndrome, or intestinal hyperpermeability, is where the small gaps in your intestinal wall—or “tight junctions”—become loose due to pro-inflammatory foods and stressors.

These loose intestinal walls can then lead to inflammation that can affect the whole body by allowing harmful bacteria and toxins to directly enter your bloodstream.

Many health experts are now saying that inflammation may be the root cause to many of today’s chronic health diseases. Some of these diseases include—but are not limited to—diabetes, cardiovascular and autoimmune disease, Alzheimer's, Parkinson’s, and even cancer.

I’m not trying to scare you guys, but I am trying to get the point across that taking care of your health is much more than eating whole foods.

That’s why I’m honored to have Dr. David Perlmutter on episode #20 of Ancestral Health Radio.

Not only do David and I talk shop about inflammation and gut permeability, we go deep into the science of how to heal this inflammation from the inside out.

In today’s episode, you’ll learn…

  • The direct correlation between diabetes and dementia,

  • What coconut oil, ghee, and turmeric all have in common,

  • How to heal your gut using fats and prebiotic fiber, and…

  • Much, much more.

  • Why people are being affected by carbohydrates and grain sensitivities
  • How Leaky Gut Syndrome occurs and increases inflammation in the body

  • The ONE thing that causes chronic diseases (e.g.- cancer, coronary disease, and Alzheimer’s)

  • What ingredient makes up 40% of the foods we eat in America

  • The #1 Cause of Death in the World

  • The Glamorization of Gluten-Free Foods

  • How carbohydrates affect degenerative brain diseases

  • The Correlation between Diabetes and Dementia

  • The BEST cure for Dementia and maladaptive gene expressions

  • A 1960s scare tactic used to distract you from the dangers of sugar

  • What soft drink manufacturers hope you never find out about artificial sweeteners

  • What you do to screw up your gut and how to fix it

  • The Surprising Truth about your Sweet Tooth

  • Why you should embrace cooties

  • Which foods have the highest levels of prebiotic fiber

  • Why Fat is important in your diet

  • How genetically modified fats are affecting your genome

  • The Problem with blanket statements about “high fat” diets

  • Grass-fed beef vs. Most beef sold in stores

  • Which vitamin is vital to heart health and brain health

  • The Debate between Dr. David Perlmutter and Dr. John Douillard

  • How the Mediterranean Diet is often misunderstood

  • Why people who take acid-blocking drugs (e.g. – Prevacid, Nexium, etc.) should beware

  • The myth sold to teens with acne

  • How Autism and gut-bacteria are related

  • What coconut oil, ghee, and turmeric have in common
  • And many, many more...
  1. “Why are some people being affected by grains or carbohydrates?"
  2. "Can you talk about some of the facts that the sugar industry has been hiding from us for a long time?"

  3. "What’s going on with our gut today? How are we changing it? And how can we rebuild and restore our gut microflora?" 

  4. "Will you speak on the importance of fat in our diet? What types of fat should we be eating?"

  5. "Is there any reason human beings should eat wheat?"

  6. And many, many more...

"Our choices play a huge role in determining whether we have health or we do not.— Dr. David Perlmutter

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and four-time New York Times bestselling author. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific journals including Archives of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and The Journal of Applied Nutrition, and is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by such medical institutions as Columbia University, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Harvard University. He serves as Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Perlmutter has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends, The Today Show, Oprah, The Dr.Oz Show and The CBS Early Show. He is the recipient of the Linus Pauling Award for his innovative approaches to neurological disorders. He is the recipient of the 2006 National Nutritional Foods Association Clinician of the Year Award and was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year award from the American College of Nutrition in, 2010. In 2015 Dr. Perlmutter was awarded both the Media Award from the American College of Nutrition and the Healthy Living Award from The Invisible Disabilities Association.

Dr. Perlmutter’s books have been published in 29 languages and include Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar, with over 1 million copies in print. Other New York Times bestsellers include Brain Maker, The Grain Brain Cookbook, and his most recent book, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan (November 2016).

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