American doctor Mary Newport has made a breakthrough in the medical world. She has succeeded to treat his husband’s Alzheimer’s disease with just coconut oil. She claimed that this fat would finish Alzheimer’s disease. If this is proven, Alzheimer’s disease will be largely prevented.
Alzheimer’s disease has been an important part of Newport’s life since her husband, Steve, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease 15 years ago. She firstly started drug treatment to reduce the effects of the disease. But, according to Mary, the side effects of the medicines were very bad. Her husband fell into depression after he started using medicines. When she the side effects of the medicines, Mary was worried about the treatment and she started to read scientific articles about Alzheimer and its treatment.
During her research, an article about middle-chain triglycerides caught her attention. Medium-chain triglycerides are a type of fat which are converted to ketone bodies by the liver. Ketone bodies also help the brain generate more energy. And, the main purpose of Alzheimer’s treatment is to enable the brain to produce more energy.
Coconut oil includes medium chain triglycerides and it is digested easily. She has started to give coconut oil to her husband thinking there was nothing to lose. She has given a meal spoon of coconut oil to her husband every morning and every evening. She began to observe the movements of her partner. After 60 days, Mary saw that her partner went much better. Steve was more talkative, more smiling and less forgetful. After a year, he started to remember people whom he could not before. His concentration went up.
Mary has published an article about the how consuming coconut oil treated her husband. Although the treatment method has been criticized by some scientists, most of the Alzheimer’s patients have tried this method on their own. The majority of those patients are saying that coconut oil works.
After Mary’s article, scientists have begun to do researches on the effect of such diets on the brain. The effects of coconut oil on Alzheimer’s patients need to be examined detailly.