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MCTs and Unrefined Coconut Oil: Alzheimer's Disease Prevention and Treatment

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MCTs and Unrefined Coconut Oil: Alzheimer's Disease Prevention and Treatment
September 17, 2018 04:20PM
Diet Against Disease: Episode 2 (Anti-Aging and Neurological Diseases)

Alzheimer's Disease

- The Beginning of Memory Issues

Mary Newport's husband, Steve, was 51 years old when he began to experience memory issues.

"[He was] making payroll mistakes, having trouble organizing his accounting and he began forgetting if he'd been to the bank in the post office, which was very odd. He was only two years older than me and I didn't think I would forget that type of thing."

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- Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and Finding Treatment

In 2004, Steve was officially diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease at the age of 54 years old. Doctors found that he carried an early onset form of the disease which occurs in about 2% of people with Alzheimer's Disease and among individuals who are less than 65 years old.

In an attempt to help her husband, Mary began her own research online. She learned information about ketone bodies as an alternative fuel for the brain. A new and promising medical food was to be released the following year that served as a source for ketone bodies. In clinical trials, the medical food improved the memories of nearly half of all Alzheimer's Disease patients tested.

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Unrefined Coconut Oil: Four Tablespoons of This "Brain Food" May Prevent Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Disease

Ketone Bodies

Dr. Mary Newport writes about ketone bodies, an alternative fuel for your brain which your body makes when digesting coconut oil, and how coconut oil may offer profound benefits in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

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