Recently coconut oil has been all over the media. Even Doctor Oz has added coconut oil as one of his ‘must have’ miracle foods.
For me the most astonishing thing about coconut oil is the beneficial properties for treating dementia and Alzheimer’s. The brain is made of of approximately 60% fats. In fact my niece, who recently became a mother, informed me that it’s vitally important for optimal brain development that the newborn consume enough fat.
Having the information about brain development made the following information about coconut oil reducing dementia or even the effects of Alzheimer’s, makes perfect sense!
In this youTube video, Dr Mary Newhart explains that while attempting to get her husband, who had been ssuffering with dementia since his early 5o’s, into a drug trial, she read over the drug’s patent information and found the basis is the fatty chain taken from coconut oil. In initial company study the drug had remarkable results. Nearly half the people given the drug had an improvement in memory.
Here you’ll here her explanation about the science behind coconut oil and her husbands improvement.
While watching, did you take note when Dr Newhart said that with dementia/Alzheimer’s patients brains are insulin deficiency and insulin resistance in the brain? This is very important! It means that there is a problem with getting energy, provided by glucose, into the brain cells.
Yours in better health,
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