Are you a person who suffers from panic attacks, or do you have a history of Alzheimer’s disease in your family? Coconut oil may be the answer to your problems, it is good for way more than just your waistline, but for your brain as well!
Coconut oil is one of the tastiest and healthy fats you will find and it is a great alternative for cooking oil. There’s another added plus; you can use it for your skin, hair, and just about any other body part to moisturize it. There are many benefits to using coconut oil instead of regular cooking oil and there are beauty ways you can use coconut oil instead of harsh chemicals.
There has been a study that claims the amazing power of coconut oil for the brain. It suggests that a single 40 ml dose of coconut oil boosts cognitive function of older patients that are suffering from Alzheimer’s. This is definitely huge news for everyone! Coconut oil contains medium chain triglycerides that appear to be the focus of these findings.
This study focused on a group of 20 patients with Alzheimer’s and they were administered coconut oil and the results were compared to those who were given a placebo. Researchers found a drastic rise in blood plasma levels of the keystone body and beta-OHB after just an hour. It depended on the patient’s protein genotype that was being tested, these beta-OHB levels would continue to rise or stayed at a peak level between the interval blood sampling.
Coconut oil has about 2/3 the MCT levels and is the number one source for all natural brain booster. It is very easy to incorporate coconut oil into your everyday diet because it can be substituted for almost all oils, and it works great for adding flavor to baked goods.
Improvements have been seen in earlier stages, as well as in the late stages of the disease as well. There has yet to be any scientific proof yet, but this research definitely brings new hope.