The coconuts are the main agricultural product in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with a total of 21,000 hectares of land within the periphery of the coconut cultivation. The difference between a normal coconut tree in any other place and the coconut tree planted at the Andaman Plantations of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is remarkable.
• Alzheimer’s Disease Natural Treatment
The digestion of healthy fats called medium-chain fatty acids by the liver creates ketones which are a readily accessible energy by the brain. Ketones supply energy to the brain without the need of insulin to process glucose into energy.
Recent research has shown that the brain actually creates its own insulin to process glucose and power brain cells. As the brain of an Alzheimer’s patient has lost the ability to create its own insulin, the ketones from coconut oil could create an alternate source of energy to help repair brain function.
• Prevents Heart Disease and Blood Pressure
Coconut oil is high in natural saturated fats. Saturated fats not only increase the healthy cholesterol (known as HDL) in your body, but also help to convert the LDL “bad” cholesterol into good cholesterols. By Increasing the HDL’s in the body, it helps promote heart health, and lower the risk of heart disease.
• Cures UTI and Kidney Infection with liver protection
Coconut oil has been known to clear up and heal urinary (UTI) and kidney infections. The MCFA’s in the oil work as a natural antibiotic by disrupting the lipid coating on bacteria and killing them. Also there is a study showing that coconut oil directly protected the liver from damage.
The unadulterated oil extracted from coconut contains lauric acid and also supports the proper functioning of immune system. It can be used for decreasing cholesterol level and protecting the human heart. In fact, a recent study has been conducted on the inhabitants of the Pacific Islands. As per this study, the occurrence of heart ailment was found to be negligible because they consume their dishes with the help of coconut oil.
Indeed, there are other health advantages that are available from this type of oil.