The Whole Brain
The Microbiome Solution to Heal Depression, Anxiety, and Mental Fog Without Prescription Drugs
If you are one of the millions of people who feel that your brain just “isn’t working right”—that you have brain fog, memory loss, depression, anxiety, or that your ability to maintain a balanced, happy mood has been lost long ago—take heart. The problem is not “in your head,” it is in your microbiome (the trillions of health- promoting bacteria) and your gut—and there are proven natural solutions that can help you not only reduce symptoms but also improve your vitality, cognitive function, and zest for life.
A pioneer in holistic and functional medicine, Dr. Raphael Kellman has spent the last two decades treating countless patients with complaints like these. Through years of research, he developed a groundbreaking approach to brain health that goes far beyond conventional understanding of the brain. The Whole Brain introduces you to the complete system that affects your mental health: not just your brain, but your gut, microbiome, and thyroid as well. You’ll learn about the latest cutting-edge science, and will discover The Whole Brain Protocol. This powerful four-week plan advises you exactly what to eat and which supplements and probiotics to take, so that your brain functions at its deepest level, every day, all the time. Along with delicious, health-supporting recipes, meal plans, and other tips and strategies, The Whole Brain will help you make your own brain work better so that you can feel calm, energized, clear, sharp, and optimistic—without prescription medications.
About the Author
Raphael Kellman, MD, graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, pioneered “Microbiome Medicine,” a groundbreaking new approach to medicine and healing, integrating holistic and functional medicine with an understanding of the world and nature, and its connection to health and healing. The author of The Microbiome Diet and other books on health and healing, Dr. Kellman manages a thriving medical practice and lectures all over the world. Dr. Kellman lives with his wife and two young daughters—his greatest inspiration for revolutionizing healthcare—in New York City.
Praise for The Whole Brain
“After decades of treating patients for depression, gastrointestinal problems, low thyroid, and a multitude of other ‘mysterious’ ailments, pioneer in holistic and functional medicine Dr. Raphael Kellman has connected the dots between the brain, the gut, the microbiome, and the thyroid. The Whole Brain offers his groundbreaking plan to diminish anxiety and depression—and to give you more energy and vitality.”
—Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Hashimoto’s Protocol
“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, Dr. Raphael Kellman shares his groundbreaking research, showing the intimate connections between the gut, microbiome, 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, ten-time #1 New York Times bestselling author