The role of dietary coconut for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease: potential mechanisms of action.

@article{Fernando2015TheRO,
  title={The role of dietary coconut for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease: potential mechanisms of action.},
  author={Warnakulasuriya Mary Ann Dipika Binosha Fernando and Ian James Martins and Kathryn Goozee and Charles S Brennan and Vijay Jayasena and Ralph N. Martins},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={114 1},
  pages={
          1-14
        }
}
Coconut, Cocos nucifera L., is a tree that is cultivated to provide a large number of products, although it is mainly grown for its nutritional and medicinal values. Coconut oil, derived from the coconut fruit, has been recognised historically as containing high levels of saturated fat; however, closer scrutiny suggests that coconut should be regarded more favourably. Unlike most other dietary fats that are high in long-chain fatty acids, coconut oil comprises medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA… CONTINUE READING

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