Alzheimers disease

The Coconut Super Food Benefits

We had the pleasure of hosting Fox 13 Tampa Bay’s resident medical reporter, Dr. Joette Giovinco, earlier this month to talk about the “new” super food: coconuts. From metabolism to anti-aging, extra virgin coconut oil has been found to have many health benefits. Add that in to a healthy diet, and you may be giving your body some real fighting power against many ailments, including the common cold! The story aired last night, you can watch it here, and talked about something new and every thrilling – a clinical trial focused on coconut oil and Alzheimer’s disease. “But there could […]


Doctor Recommends Coconut Oil for Alzheimer’s Disease

We have posted about Dr. Mary Newport and her husband, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, in the past.  Here is another great video on Steve Newport’s success with coconut oil after his diagnosis.  According to an article published in the St. Pete Times: “After two weeks of taking coconut oil, Steve Newport’s results in an early onset Alzheimer’s test gradually improved says his wife, Dr. Mary Newport. Before treatment, Steve could barely remember how to draw a clock. Two weeks after adding coconut oil to his diet, his drawing improved. After 37 days, Steve’s drawing gained even more clarity. […]

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The Alzheimer’s Association claims that “5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and it is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth-leading cause of death in those aged 65 and older.”  I came across an article asking how nutrition plays an impact on someone who has a history of Alzheimer’s in their family.  The diet and fitness expert gave about three suggestions of what foods should be consumed to help stave off the disease.  I was most intrigued by her last entry about spicing up your diet with turmeric. Spice things up. India has […]

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