Update: I subsequently received word that Steve has not suffered a stroke but that he instead " suffered seizures and is being treated with anti-convulants. The original news reporter got it wrong."
Our brains rely on glucose from carbohydrates. But if that isn’t available, because we haven’t eaten anything or are on a low carbohydrate diet, then our brain cells switch to using the energy from our fat. This energy comes in the form of small molecules called ketones.
- No scientific evidence yet supports the claim that coconut oil relieves Alzheimer’s symptoms.
- Steve Newport happily experienced two good years using coconut oil. Then his condition deteriorated, mirroring the sad trajectory experienced by many millions of AD sufferers.
- Steve's positive experience with coconut oil as an AD remedy remains exceptionally rare.
- Scientists are uncertain about the risk of heart attack and stroke associated with coconut oil consumption.
Until I see the USF study results, I’ll continue using coconut oil . . . as a skin conditioner.