Is Bread Really Your Brain's "silent Killer?"
I find it exceedingly difficult to take Dr. Perlmutter's claims seriously. Let's look for Dr. Perlmutter's credentials. His CV may look impressive but overall it's filled with things that aren't particularly relevant to clinical knowledge/practice. What few peer-reviewed publications he has appear to be in journals that command little respect in the wider medical community. The information found in his Florida medical license is worrisome, as it appears he does not actually practice clinical medicine: For someone who has such strong opinions, it's odd that he does not appear to see and treat patients. As of this writing, his clinical status is also listed as "unknown" by his board, which is a bit concerning as well, since most people are simply listed as being "Clinically active": Dr. Perlmutter obviously has a medical degree and was board-certified at one point (in 1987, when neurology was very much still a nascent field), but he hasn't re-certified in over 20 years. That's a really long time that represents a vast body of knowledge added to the field, and Dr. Perlmutter has never proven that he has kept up with his field's advancements. The only reason he has maintained his board Continue reading >>