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Meet the Author: Max Lugavere

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Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, TV personality, and health and science journalist. He is the director of the film Bread Head, the first-ever documentary about dementia prevention through diet and lifestyle. Lugavere has contributed to Medscape, Vice, Fast Company, and the Daily Beast, among others, and is a regularly appearing “core expert” on The Dr. Oz Show. He is a sought-after speaker, invited to lecture at esteemed academic institutions such as the New York Academy of Sciences and Weill Cornell Medicine, and has given keynotes at such events as the Biohacker Summit in Stockholm, Sweden. From 2005 to 2011, Lugavere was a journalist for Al Gore’s Current TV. He lives in New York City and Los Angeles.

Books by Max Lugavere

The Genius Life

Heal Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body, and Become Extraordinary

Book cover image: The Genius Life: Heal Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body, and Become Extraordinary | USA Today Bestseller | National Bestseller

The author of the New York Times bestselling Genius Foods offers a lifestyle program for resetting your brain and body to their “factory settings”—to help fight fatigue, anxiety, and depression and to optimize cognitive health for a longer and healthier life.  More »

Genius Foods

Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life

Book cover image: Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life | New York Times Bestseller

Discover the critical link between your brain and the food you eat, change the way you think about how your brain ages, and achieve optimal brain performance with this powerful new guide from media personality and leading voice in health Max Lugavere.  More »

The Genius Kitchen

Book cover image: The Genius Kitchen

On the heels of the dietary recommendations set forth in his bestselling Genius Foods and the lifestyle recommendations from his Genius Life, Max Lugavere offers a cookbook that features nutrient-dense, delicious and savory, people-pleasing recipes that can also support and enhance brain health and function. The book also includes guidance for intermittent fasting and post-workout nutrition.