ABOUT DR. BRUCE FIFE
BRUCE FIFE is a Doctor of Naturopathy who has done a great
service with his many hours of research into the health benefits of
coconut oil. A prolific author, among his many books are The Healing
Miracles of Coconut Oil and Eat Fat, Look Thin.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL
Research and clinical observation have shown that medium-chain fatty
acids, like those found in coconut oil, may provide a wide range of health benefits.
Some of these are summarized below.
· Kills virus that cause mononucleosis, influenza, hepatitis C, measles, herpes,
AIDS, and other illness.
· Kills bacteria that cause pneumonia, earache, throat infections, dental cavities,
food poisoning, urinary tract infections, meningitis, gonorrhea and dozens of other diseases.
· Kills fungi and yeast that cause candida, jock itch, ring worm, athletes's foot, thrush,
diaper rash and other infections.
· Expels or kills tapeworms, lice, glardia, and other parasites.
· Provides a nutritional source of quick energy.
· Boosts energy and endurance enhancing physical and athletic performance.
· Improves digestion and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and amino acids.
· Improves insulin secretion and utilization of blood glucose.
· Relieves stress on pancreas and enzyme systems of the body.
· Reduces symptoms associated with pancreatitis.
· Helps relieve symptoms and reduce health risks associated with diabetes.
· Reduces problems associated with malabsorption syndrome and cystic fibrosis.
· Improves calcium and magnesium absorption and supports the development of strong bones and teeth.
· Helps protect against osteoporosis.
· Helps relieve symptoms of gall bladder disease.
· Relieves symptom associated with Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and stomach ulcers.
· Reduces pain and irritation caused by hemorrhoids.
· Reduces chronic inflammation.
· Supports tissue healing and repair.
· Supports and aids immune system function.
· Helps protect the body from breast, colon, and other cancers.
· Is heart healthy; does not increase blood cholesterol or platelet stickiness.
· Supports thyroid function.
· Helps prevent high blood pressure.
· Helps prevent periodical disease and tooth decay.
· Functions as a protective antioxidant.
· Helps to protect the body from harmful free radicals that
promote premature aging and degenerative disease.