During the era of erroneous dogma that demonized saturated fats and created the unhealthy trans-fatty acid hydrogenated unsaturated fat industry, coconut oil was one of the ingredients that were victimized. Over the past decade, saturated fats were not on the list of forbidden foods.
Today, many experts are finding saturated fats, particularly coconut oil as completely safe and healthy. The medicinal properties of the coconut oil are proved by a number of studies.
The Australian journal Chemotherapy conducted a study about the effects of coconut oil in the case of the human colon or colorectal cancer cells which are the second highest death rate out of all cancer, and the third most commonly diagnosed.
They compared the effect of butyrate which is known as SCFA-short chain fatty acid that is derived from fermentation in the gut to lauric acid known as MCFA-a medium chain fatty acid found in palm and coconut oil. 50% of MCFA palm or coconut oil is a lauric acid which has the ability to promote oxidative stress and apoptosis in colon cancer cells, killing more than 90% of them within hours because cancer cells can’t handle oxygen. This is another reason why you should incorporate coconut oil into your daily diet.
Coconut Oil Trumps Pharmaceuticals for Treating Alzheimer’s
Steve, the husband of Dr. Mary Newport, was suffering from Alzheimer’s. His case was only getting worse from pharmaceuticals that only caused many side effects. The disease of Steve was quite advanced, not remembering relatives and friends, walking with a weird gait, and forgetting basic things. So, Dr. Newport was left with the hope for a new human trial at Big Pharma’s latest attempt to curb the progress of Alzheimer’s.
More than 5 million people in the USA are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Mary and Steve had missed the deadline for getting into that pharmaceutical trial which proved ineffective or lethal. But, Mary did not give up. She did a lot of researching and found out that the trial they had missed was using MCT (a synthetic medium chain triglyceride), a more specific label for MCFA. High levels of long chain triglycerides can be harmful to you.
Instead of being stored as fat, MCTs are quickly and easily metabolized into energy by the liver into energy ketones that cross the blood-brain barrier easily and supply glucose-starved brain cells the needed fuel in order to furnish neuron communication. According to some experts, dementia is considered as diabetes type 3.
So, Mary began to put 1 or 2 tablespoons of raw coconut oil into Steve’s meals. Surprisingly, he began making real progress quickly to the point that he began remembering family and friends. His weird gate disappeared and he began taking long walks and he was able to finish projects that he couldn’t before.
Dr. Mary Campbell wrote a book about their coconut oil experience, known as Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was a Cure?: The Story of Ketones. Considering the others experiences with coconut oil that were successful, it is recommended to start dosing those MCTs at the earliest onset or hint of Alzheimer’s or dementia.
However, not everyone who has Alzheimer’s and has progressed to Steve’s phase will experience the same results.
Unrefined cold pressed coconut oil can provide a number of other benefits including killing various viruses, fungi, parasites, and bacteria without having a negative effect on the beneficial gut bacteria. It can reduce inflammation and aid digestion and liver metabolism.
When applied topically, coconut oil can improve the condition of your skin and hair. It may even help reverse diabetes 2 and promote weight loss.
You can use it for cooking as well due to its high smoke point, the point during cooking or frying when the oil starts burning (smoking), making the oil toxic and rancid.
Now that you are familiar with all the benefits it can provide, why not to include coconut oil in your daily diet?
Source: Real Farmacy