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is it true that people with parkinsons desease like myself

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is it true that people with parkinsons desease like myself beleive that coconut oil helps us ?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

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There is no evidence that coconut oil helps with PD.

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coconut oil supplies medium chain fatty acids. this has shown benefit in Alzheimer's disease but not PD

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There is some evidence a ketogenic diet which is a special kind of diet can help with PD

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Here's an article on that

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2367001/

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

 

There is no evidence that coconut oil helps with PD.


coconut oil supplies medium chain fatty acids. this has shown benefit in Alzheimer's disease but not PD


There is some evidence a ketogenic diet which is a special kind of diet can help with PD


Here's an article on that


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2367001/

 

 

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