Today I read over at Jimmy’s blog this great article:
‘Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show’ Episode 239: Could Taking Coconut Oil Be A Dietary Cure For Alzheimer’s Disease?
…In Episode 240 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we are privileged to hear from Dr. Mary Newport who I first found out about after reading this St. Petersburg Times story about how feeding her husband coconut oil greatly IMPROVED his Alzheimer’s. It was such an extraordinary story that I just HAD to book her for an interview to tell this remarkable story to my listeners. She correctly identifies the glucose connection to Alzheimer’s disease which is now becoming well-known as Type 3 diabetes, how ketone bodies are the preferred fuel for brain function, and why medium chain triglycerides (MTCs) found in coconut oil are a miracle for her husband’s condition. This is one of the most stunning personal testimonies of how a high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet can dramatically improve health. You can’t help but be a believer after listening to Dr. Newport gush about her husband Steve is overcoming his tremors, regain cognitive function, and DEFEATING his Alzheimer’s….MORE….
It’s definitely worth your time to check out!
If you’re into low carb dieting, you already know about the great uses of Coconut oil. I learned about ‘em back in 2006 and to this day, will often add coconut oil to my coffee (gives it a very nice flavor indeed!).
Want to get the low-down on coconut oil? Check out:
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- Coconut Oil and Its Virtues
- Coconut Oil: Diet Miracle or Fad?
- Can coconut oil promote weight loss?
- Folk remedies - Coconut oil
I recently had my bloodwork done and my cholesterol numbers were peachy indeed. While I will not credit coconut oil with my weight loss (my lifestyle plan did that, then again, coconut oil is part of that lifestyle), I will say it certainly made my food much more tasty.
What do you think?
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