Dementia prevention: coconut oil continues succeeding; Big Pharma keeps failing
Paul Fassa | Natural News
There have been three attempts since 2012 to create an effective and not too terribly toxic pharmaceutical solution to Alzheimer’s. They all failed and even caused worsening conditions with an occasional death during testing.
A few years ago Dr. Mary Newport’s discovery of using coconut oil to reverse her husbands advanced Alzheimer’s disease made a big splash in the alternative health media.
Some of this splash managed to wet a few pages of the mainstream media (MSM), and Dr. Newport wrote a book about her discovery for hubby’s turn-around called Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was a Cure?: The Story of Ketones.
Actually, the use of high saturated fat diets to create ketones was created by Johns Hopkins Medical Center in the 1920s. Ketones are processed easily from medium chain tryglicerides to provide fuel for brain cells when carbohydrate metabolism fails within the brain.
Facts about fats
However, the false dogma of cholesterol and saturated fats caught on
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