The Many, Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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Sol Luckman

If you haven’t jumped on the coconut oil bandwagon yet, there’s still time as 2013 winds down and 2014 gets hopping.

Coconut oil, a magnificently saturated fat, is arguably one of the most health-inducing substances on the planet.

But don’t take my word for it. Below are a number of descriptions of and links to excellent articles on this timely subject.

Educate yourself. Eat well. And don’t forget to put the lime in the coconut!

THIS SATURATED FAT IMPROVES ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE SYMPTOMS. A new study in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients using dietary supplementation with a unique saturated fat has confirmed earlier research that a non-drug based approach can stabilize and even improve a degenerative disease whose symptoms are usually managed with drugs as opposed to being cured. Learn about the brain benefits of coconut oil.

BRITISH DOCTORS ADMIT SATURATED FATS ARE VITAL, HELP NATURALLY LOWER CHOLESTEROL. Following the lead of Sweden, which recently denounced the conventional low-fat, high-carbohydrate “healthy” diet myth, a cohort of prominent British doctors and professors has come out to declare that saturated fats, which have been demonized for decades, are actually healthy.

MEDIUM CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES: SUPER FATS. Word is finally starting to spread about the many health benefits of saturated fat. One type of saturated fat in particular, known as medium chain triglycerides, or MCTs, possesses many extremely unique properties.

HOW COCONUT OIL MAY RESCUE THE BRAIN FROM ALZHEIMER’S. Recent anecdotal reports claim coconut oil produces remarkable recoveries from Alzheimer’s disease, but is there research to support this? Now, a new study shows that a mechanism for coconut oil’s brain rescuing properties does in fact exist.

7 FACTS ABOUT COCONUT OIL YOU MAY NOT KNOW. The coconut palm is extremely versatile and used in many capacities. Everything from the coconut water, to the leaves, to the kernel hull has characteristics that are beneficial to human health. Coconut oil, specifically, has become quite popular for cooking and other uses. Let’s take a look at a few facts about coconut oil that you may not know.

COCONUT OIL HELPS HALT TOOTH DECAY. If health authorities are going to remain insistent upon lacing the water supply with additives to thwart tooth decay, then they really should be using all-natural coconut oil rather than fluoride chemicals, based on the findings of a new study.

BRAZILIAN STUDY FINDS COCONUT OIL CAN HELP YOU LOSE BELLY FAT. A peer-reviewed study from Brazil shows how eating just two tablespoons of coconut oil a day can help whittle your middle faster than spending months on the dreaded treadmill.

COCONUT OIL: THE SUPERFOOD OF OILS. The health benefits of coconut oil include hair care, skin care, stress relief, maintaining cholesterol levels, weight loss, increased immunity, proper digestion and metabolism, dental care and bone strength—as well as relief from kidney problems, heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV and cancer.

WHY COCONUT OIL IS SUPERIOR. Many people think that cooking oils like corn, soy, safflower, sunflower and canola are good for their health because they’re made from plants. But nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, these oils are probably the worst oils you can use for cooking, while coconut is arguably the best.

COCONUT OIL: AN INCREDIBLE ALZHEIMER’S TREATMENT. One in three senior citizens dies with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. So what is being done about this disease that leads our older populations to lose their memory, have delusions, and even lose the ability to feed and care for themselves? While the most common treatments are pharmaceuticals, there are other options. One such solution for Alzheimer’s that has been gaining massive recognition is the use of coconut oil.

TREMENDOUSLY BOOST BRAIN FUNCTION WITH COCONUT OIL. It’s amazing how coconut oil has recently been acknowledged for the healthy oil that it is after having been vilified for decades as a heart attack oil. Now it has been discovered to boost even brain health. Defaming coconut oil’s saturated fat was part of the 1950s creation of low- and no-fat foods, margarine and hydrogenated trans-fatty cooking and salad oils, which have recently been proven as actually quite detrimental to overall health.

FIVE POWERFUL WAYS COCONUT OIL BOOSTS BRAIN FUNCTION & PROTECTS AGAINST DISEASE. The health benefits of coconut oil truly are so numerous there is not a single valid reason not to incorporate this amazing “superfood” into your routine diet. If you are still not convinced, here are five specific ways that coconut oil helps boost brain function and protect against disease.

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Sol Luckman is a prolific visual artist and critically acclaimed author. His books include the international bestselling CONSCIOUS HEALING and its popular sequel, POTENTIATE YOUR DNA. Sol is also author of the BEGINNER’S LUKE Series of seriocomic novels characterized by Reader Views as a “modern-day ALICE IN WONDERLAND” and by Apex Reviews as a “mind-bending journey through the mind of the ultimate iconoclast.” His latest novel, SNOOZE: A STORY OF AWAKENING, set for release in 2014, is the riveting, coming-of-age tale of one extraordinary boy’s awakening to the world-changing reality of his dreams. View Sol’s paintings, read his blog and learn more about his work at


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