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Coconut Oil and Alzheimer’s

Ian Hamilton says, “Coconut oil gave me back my brain!”…I’m as sharp as I’ve ever been…It was almost like clicking back into place…If you’re getting a bad memory—get on coconut oil!”

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Can Coconut Oil Help Arthritis?

I have arthritis in my finger and thumb joints and one foot, also knees and lower back. I have a lot of pain and inflammation. I have been taking 200 mg of Celebrex to control the pain. Can coconut oil help? Coconut oil combined with good oral hygiene, a healthy diet, certain dietary supplements, and exercise can work wonders for arthritis. I’ve written a book on this topic titled The New Arthritis Cure: Eliminate Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Pain Permanently. The book is based in part, on the work of Dr. Weston A. Price, DDS. Price was a dentist and served as the research director for the American...

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Coconut Motor Oil

Coconut oil has long been used to power diesel engines and trucks, but could it also be used as an engine lubricant as well? Apparently it can. Motor vehicle owners in India are already using it. InIndiathe streets are littered with small three-wheeled taxis known as autorikshaws. One autorikshaw driver in the town ofCherupuzhahas been using coconut oil in his vehicle for years. The driver, G. Rajeevan, says it makes an ideal substitute for conventional motor oil. Rajeevan’s claims have been evaluated by the State Science & Technology Department, which has affirmed that coconut oil could...

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Coconut Toothpaste Anyone?

Study Shows Coconut Oil Fights Tooth Decay Eating too many candy bars and gummy bears might send you to the dentist. But adding coconut into your diet may save you that dreaded trip. Could coconut be the next miracle ingredient toothpaste manufacturers start putting into their products? Many people already brush their teeth with coconut oil to take advantage of its germ-fighting, anti-cavity effects. A new study adds more evidence to coconut oil’s ability to ward of tooth decay. Tooth decay, or dental caries is an infection that causes the breakdown and eventual destruction of the organic...

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Acne Treatment Using Coconut Oil and Nano-Bombs

Lauric acid, a medium chain fatty acid found in both coconut oil and human breast milk, is being developed into a new acne treatment at the Nanomaterials and Nanomedicine Laboratory at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. Graduate student Dissaya Pornpattananangkul, has developed a smart delivery system capable of delivering lauric acid-filled nano-scale bombs directly to skin-dwelling Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes)—the bacteria that causes acne. The antibacterial effects of lauric acid and other medium chain fatty acids from coconut oil have been well documented by numerous...

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