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Medical Coconut oil for Alzheimer's and Dementia?

  1. Jan 4, 2013 #1
    I've got a video here from CBN (Christian Broadcasting Network). Yes it's a horrible source and it appears fishy, but I am intrigued if there is any truth because in the video a professor from Oxford seems to support it's claims (at some level).

    Is there any evidence that taking coconut oil may help improve Alzheimer's or Dementia? Or is this complete rubbish? Thanks!

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  3. Jan 4, 2013 #2


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    There is one reference on PubMed to a paper, here's the conclusion:
  4. Jan 4, 2013 #3
    Thanks Monique! Hopefully someone is working on whether there is an benefit.
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