As you can see from the Google search trends chart above, the idea that coconut oil could help prevent or decrease the effects of Alzheimer’s got a lot of interest back in early 2012. The reason for the interest was some research that came out showing a possible link. More recently, in 2015, Fernando and colleagues published a review article in British Journal of Nutrition that weighed all of the available evidence across multiple studies in different journals.[Read more…] about Does coconut oil help in treating or preventing Alzheimer’s disease?
While Dr. Price’s research may not be endorsed by the modern medical community, it has become so popular with those who choose a more natural, non-traditional approach that it warrants closer inspection. While Dr. Price’s research was really well-done and widely accepted at the time, 80 years later people have moved on. A big difference between Dr. Price and modern nutrition best practices was his advocacy for eating fats. Note, however, that he’s not advocating for Crisco, palm oil, canola oil or any of the modern types of fats that are widely available.[Read more…] about Weston A. Price approach to treating inflammation