Dr. David Perlmutter: Autism, Alzheimer’s & The Gut Microbiome – #250
By: Dave Asprey
October 6, 2015
Why you should listen –
Dr. David Perlmutter comes on Bulletproof Radio today discuss the gut microbiome, it’s relation to autism and Alzheimer’s, prebiotics you should be taking, and the importance of a balanced gut. Enjoy the show!
Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition who 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.
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What you will hear
- 1:38 – Cool fact of the day
- 2:01 – Welcome Dr. David Perlmutter
- 10:14 – Keeping the gut balanced
- 19:13 – Preserving the gut biome
- 26:24 – Do we need more data?
- 35:54 – Lessons from history
- 42:35 – Autism & the gut
- 51:02 – Leaky brain?
- 58:06 – Caring for your brain
- 1:06:21 – Prebiotic fiber
- 1:11:47 – Top three recommendations for kicking more ass and being Bulletproof!
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