[Video Description: Dr. Mary Newport discovered the benefits of using coconut oil to treat her husband's Alzheimer's Disease. She discusses how quickly the coconut oil showed improvements in her husband's condition and what kind of changes happened when the coconut oil wasn't administered.]
Related GreenMedInfo.com Research:
MCTs, the primary type of fat found within coconut oil, have been found to boost cognitive performance in older adults suffering from memory disorders as serious as Alzheimer’s — and not after months or even days of treatment, but after a single 40 ml dose!
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