Learn to heal depression, anxiety, brain fog, and other mental disorders without drugs.
Every part of your body affects every other part of your body, and if any one area is not functioning properly, other systems will feel it, too. There is a fundamental connection between the brain, the gut, the microbiome, and the thyroid — which Dr Raphael Kellman calls ‘the whole brain’. In this lively, accessible book, he reveals how this system works in tandem to keep us healthy, and how, by making small changes, we can use it to heal mood and mental disorders without drugs.
With a practical guide featuring meal plans, an exercise program, and a program of daily meditations and affirmations, The Whole Brain Diet will benefit people diagnosed with depression or anxiety, and those who just want to feel better in themselves.
‘With depression affecting more than 300 million people worldwide, a path to healing that takes into account multiple factors is long overdue. In The Whole Brain Diet, Dr. Raphael Kellman shares his groundbreaking research, showing the intimate connections between the gut, microbriome, thyroid, and brain, and then offers a proven, holistic plan that doesn’t rely on prescription medication.’
Mark Hyman, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine, the Founder of The UltraWellness Center
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‘Dr. Kellman has long been on the cutting-edge of health and science. Now, he introduces his groundbreaking concept of The Whole Brain Diet: If you want to improve brain function — if you want your mind to be focused, your memory to be sharp, and your mood to be hopeful—start with a healthier microbiome, heal your gut, and balance your thyroid. This book will show you how.’
Dr. Terry Wahls, author of The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions
‘Dr. Kellman has identified an interconnected system of organs he calls 'The Whole Brain.' He teaches you to control your anxiety, depression, and chronic fatigue starting with the microscopic world and working your way up from there. The Whole Brain Diet offers both a profound message and practical tools to own your mental states without medication. Highly recommended.’
Dave Asprey, founder and CEO of Bulletproof
‘Kellman is a rare kind of doctor. An innovative functional medicine physician? Indeed, he is that — but he helps his patients heal with the spiritual wisdom of a Rabbi. His latest book, The Whole Brain Diet, connects the dots between your gut, microbiome, thyroid, and brain. Not only does it present actionable lifestyle remedies to help you heal physically and mentally, it also offers a deeply spiritual understanding of the will to heal.’
Donna Gates, author of The Body Ecology Diet
Praise for The Microbiome Diet:
‘The leading edge of medical research is focused on the fundamental role of our microbiome in influencing every aspect of health and longevity. In The Microbiome Diet, Dr. Kellman masterfully presents a life-enhancing, actionable plan based on this emerging science in a way that is user-friendly, for all of us.’ — David Perlmutter, MD, author of the New York Times bestseller Grain Brain
‘Manage your microbiome for fast fat loss? Based on cutting-edge research, The Microbiome Diet shows you how optimal gut health can leave you lean, vibrant, sexy, and looking years younger. Filled with delicious recipes and practical, easy-to-implement strategies to become your healthiest self, I couldn't put this book down!’ — JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS, author of the New York Times bestseller The Virgin Diet