A great nights sleep was scarce for many in 2020 – not for me In a previous post, I said I had had 350 great night’s sleep in 2020. It was actually 363 as of December 31st 2020. Not just a good night’s sleep. But a great night’s sleep. They were profoundly deep and restorative. And let us face it, 2020 was a crap year for many of us all. Me included. Anything that could go wrong, went wrong. My major assumptions about how I was going to live life in my older years, evaporated in front of my very eyes. I found it a majorly destabilizing experience. Normally, this … Read More
Stop and reverse Alzheimer’s and Dementia with coconut oil Coconut oil is one of the factors increasingly being found to be associated protecting your brain from going downhill with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. It’s an oversimplification to say on the other hand that coconut oil by itself will protect your brain from both of these conditions. However, coconut oil as a healthy saturated fat, along with other healthy saturated fats, coconut is a key foundation stone in both preventing and even reversing these conditions depending of course the extent of the onset and the willingness to make other dietary changes. What then are the underlying processes at work that lead to these conditions and how then do we start to … Read More
Water – wanna get better – turn the tap on! The recent story of water Introducing babababa Batman (Dr Batmanghelidj) Stuck in jail 2.5 years in Iran in the later 70’s because of his opposing views Developed water protocol to address wide range of chronic degenerative illnesses/ health issues For example 3000 ulcer cases healed Took what he learned in prison cos he had no other option Then found whole lot of other illnesses responded to water testimonials from other medical people Traditional medical view Drink when thirsty New updated view Thirst not the best or only indicator of dehydration Older people loose thirst sensation Usually chronically dehydrated Use … Read More
Background Age is no barrier to getting Alzheimers and dementia (related neuro-degenerative conditions) Doctors haven’t much of a clue about what causes it or how to treat it Brain cells starve cos they can’t metabolise their key food , glucose Cells start to die off – you get forgetful etc What causes it? Inability to metabolise glucose as key brain energy source What can be done to by-pass this? In absence of glucose, ketones manufactured in the liver can replace it But ketones only produced when carb consumption is low and hence Need to get all calories and nutrients required from fat Replace carbs with fat* (say from 60% of … Read More
Weight loss and eating coconut oil sounds like a contradiction in terms doesn’t it? It will certainly go right against what most of us have been constantly told since the 80’s. The fact is that coconut oil can have a major slimming effect. Here are 7 ways in which coconut oil helps you lose weight 1) Coconut oil makes you feel fuller for longer When I rehydrate from overnight with a good half litre cup of warm water, I put in a desert spoon of coconut oil. My kidneys get the kick start from their state of slumber with the warm water. And the coconut oil kick starts my liver, … Read More
By Bruce Fife, ND – See also www.coconutresearchcenter.org Patti Smith sensed something was wrong. Her mind seemed to go into a fog at times. She would fumble for words, forget appointments, and often stopped abruptly in mid-sentence, forgetting what she was about to say. She was a productive worker and was one of the top sales consultants for BB&T bank in Washington, D.C. But brain fog made it increasingly difficult for her to sell bank services to corporate clients and her productivity began to wane. “I thought it was stress,” Smith says. So after struggling for a couple of years with this problem she decided to take the summer off, … Read More
Wow moringa tea made from moringa powder – that was a bit challenging. I’ve still got the green bits stuck in my teeth! I’m gradually winding my way into this food. It has such huge raps from all over the place for its dietary and therapeutic values. Just take a look at what this usually conservative web site here has to say about moringa. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1242-moringa.aspx?activeingredientid=1242&activeingredientname=moringa Eating the root may not be too great for you though – paralysis and death. Think I’ll stick to the leaves. Already I am starting to think about what things in the coconut world to combine it with.
Catching a noro virus infection always had certain inevitability about it. Sharing a house with a sick mother who had a noro virus infection for 3 days was always a pretty good risk for catching this despite my being fanatical about personal and house hygiene. Then my young daughter succumbed and was sick all night next to me.
I thought it worthwhile to post some of this vehemently opposing view on coconut oil sent to me by a public health nutritionist. This story is contained within a widely available publication called the Healthy Food Guide.