The American Cancer Society predicts that this year, there will be 95,270 new cases of colon cancer diagnosed in the United States.
Most commonly, patients are treats with a radiation therapy, surgery, or chemo, but all of these procedures cause adverse effects.
On the other hand, a recent study states that there is a much safer, natural treatment. We are all aware of the amazing health properties of coconut oil, due to which it is considered to be a superfood. Its component, lauric acid, which is also found in breast milk, has potent anti-cancer properties. In fact, it is a medium-chain fatty acid that boosts the immune system and has powerful antimicrobial properties.
Coconut oil is extremely beneficial for the overall health and treats various health diseases and conditions. It is the most effective anti-inflammatory food and has powerful antioxidant, antifungal, anti-bacterial, anti-carcinogenic, antiviral, anti-microbial, and anti-viral properties.
It reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, regulates blood sugar, treats candida, stabilizes the insulin levels, treats dangerous fungi, and helps to maintain a healthy weight.
The journal Cancer Research published a study which states that the lauric acid in coconut oil, which constitutes about 50% of it, has potent anti-cancer properties.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide found that it destroys over 90% of colon cancer cells in a colon cancer cell line in vitro. They have also cited studies which support these results.
Researchers during the in vitro studies, use a Petrie dish for their experiments, or conduct the procedure in a controlled environment, outside of a living organism.
On the other hand, in vivo studies are conducted on living, whole organisms. These experiments were done in vitro, which may reduce the significance of the findings.
Moreover, further research demands lots of money, which complicates things for researchers, regarding the fact that the pharmaceutical company continually backs them.
The American Society for Nutrition reports that the findings of clinical studies suggest that coconut oil has medium-chain fatty acids, fats, which “may be useful in treating and preventing diseases such as osteoporosis, virus-related diseases (mononucleosis, hepatitis C, herpes, etc.), gallbladder disease, Crohn’s disease and cancer.”
These medium-chain fatty acids have been found to treat multiple sclerosis, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and drug-resistant epilepsy.
For instance, Dr. Mary Newport gave her husband a daily dose of this oil to treat his Alzheimer’s symptoms, and he experienced significant improvement in only 60 days. She clarified, “Ketone bodies may help the brain recover after a loss of oxygen in newborns through adults, may help the heart recover after an acute attack, and may shrink cancerous tumors.”
Other studies have previously found that this oil alleviates the side effects of chemotherapy, and enhances the life quality in the case of cancer.