The Coconut Oil and Low-Carb Solution for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Other Diseases: A Guide to Using Diet and a High-Energy Food to Protect and Nourish the Brain

The Coconut Oil and Low-Carb Solution for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Other Diseases: A Guide to Using Diet and a High-Energy Food to Protect and Nourish the Brain

by Mary T. Newport

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591203810
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Edition description: 2nd Revised ed.
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 191,529
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Board-certified in pediatrics and neonatology, founding director of the newborn intensive are unit at Spring Hill Regional Hospital in Florida, and clinical faulty assistant professor at USF. Author of Alzheimer's DIsease: What if There Was a Cure?, a national and international best-seller.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Preface ix

Introduction 1

Part 1 A Dietary Plan to Overcome Insulin Resistance

1 A Quick-Start Guide to Using Coconut and Medium-Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Oils 15

2 Go One Giant Step Further: A Low-Carb Diet 35

3 More About Coconut Oil with Questions and Answers 85

4 More About MCT Oil with Questions and Answers 121

5 Recipes: Cooking with Coconut and MCT Oils 141

Part 2 Disorders That May Respond to Ketones with Caregiver Reports and Personal Accounts

6 An Analysis of Caregiver Reports for People with Dementias and Other Memory Impairment 173

7 Alzheimer's Disease 179

8 Non-Alzheimer's Dementias 189

9 Parkinson's Disease 203

10 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 215

11 Multiple Sclerosis 221

Part 3 The Science

12 Diabetes of the Brain 227

13 Ketones as an Alternative Fuel for the Brain 235

Afterword: Help for the Caregivers Is Long Overdue 253

Appendices

Appendix 1 Fifty Conditions That May Respond to Raising Ketones 259

Appendix 2 Possible Causes and Contributors to Alzheimer's Disease 263

Appendix 3 The Seven Stages of Alzheimer's Disease 269

Resources 273

References and Related Articles 280

Index 289

About the Author 303

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