Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Is Coconut Oil a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease?

We get bombarded with questions asking about Coconut Oil as a Possible Treatment Alzheimer's Disease.

Alzheimer's Reading Room

Is Coconut Oil a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease
Rudy Tanzi
It is almost like a cult, people extolling coconut oil as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

They send emails and enter comments constantly on theAlzheimer's Reading Room. Is coconut oil an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease?

In the article below Rudy Tanzi discusses the issue and offers possible explanations of the positive affect of coconut oil on Alzheimer's patients.

There is currently no peer-reviewed clinical research available regarding the efficacy of coconut oil in treating or preventing Alzheimer’s.

Thanks to the Cure Alzheimer's Fund for this information.