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Coconut oil and Alzheimer's

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 1:24
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See a panel of doctors discuss why they recommend coconut oil for an Alzheimer’s & dementia diet. 


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20 Ways to Mix Coconut Oil into a Dementia Diet.

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The Coconut-Oil-Dementia Diet

Dr. Anderson advocates coconut oil for his nursing home’s dementia diet.



He explores 3 benefits:

  1. Coconut oil is rich in Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT). The liver quickly converts MCTs to ketones, providing a quick “backup fuel” to the brain. This can be helpful in dementia, where the brain often suffers from a lack of energy from its regular “fuel”, glucose.
  2. Coconut oil offers a low-carb solution to insulin resistance from diabetes. (Type-2 diabetes is common in seniors with dementia. In addition, Alzheimer’s is sometimes called Type-3 diabetes.)
  3. Dr. Anderson sees this improving the problems of:
    • Agitation
    • Behavior
    • Polypharmacology (Too many pills).

Watch this panel of doctors share their experiences.

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Source: http://dementiaviews.blogspot.com/2017/09/coconut-oil-and-alzheimers.html

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