Research on Alzheimers..The ketones found in coconut oil provide a fuel to the brain that is thought to be very beneficial to those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s. These facts about coconut oil are not new, but their emphasis in helping people with these problems received national exposure in 2008 with the publishing of Dr. Mary Newport’s story.
Glutathione peroxidase, the primary enzyme that converts hydrogen peroxide to water (and thus prevents lipid peroxidation) is selenium-dependent. Inhibition of lipid or bile acid oxidation may account for its protective role (reviewed by Linder 1991:496-7).
Lipid peroxidation (LP) and superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity were determined in erythrocytes and skeletal muscle obtained from patients with limb-girdle and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophies, neurogenic atrophies and from age-matched control subjects. Neither lipid peroxidation nor SOD activity in erythrocytes of patients differed from control values.
Tart cherry juice has recently been deemed one of Mother Nature's most effective pain remedies. In addition to being tasty and natural, it can increase total antioxidative capacity, reduce inflammation and lipid peroxidation and aid in the...