The dementia-fighting ingredient in coconut oil is MCT oil (oil made of Medium Chain Triglycerides). What are other healthy food sources? How much is a good daily amount to get the maximum benefit?
Check out the table, links and comments below the video for a better understanding of coconut oil's benefits for people with dementia.
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Use the following table to make practical conversions:
|1 tablespoon =||15 milliters =||3 teaspoons|
|1/3 tablespoon =||5 milliters =||1 teaspoon|
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Dr. Newport's Treatment for Her HusbandThe following is not medical advice. Be sure to consult your physician before trying this yourself.
- Start by using one teaspoon of coconut oil in each meal.
- If available, us a mixture of 1/2 coconut oil and 1/2 MCT oil.
- Increase the amount gradually, protecting against side effects.
- Try to get as much as 3 tablespoons per meal and two tablespoons at bedtime.
Dr. Newport's book on Alzheimer's, Coconut Oil & Ketones is at: