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Fighting COVID-19 with coconut oil

As the nation explores the possible benefits of coconut oil on patients with coronavirus disease, a manufacturer has started offering its premium coconut products online. 

Fighting COVID-19 with coconut oil

Fabian M. Dayrit, Ph.D. of the Ateneo de Manila University recently published a study on the potential of coconut oil and its derivatives as effective and safe agents against the novel coronavirus. 

To further explore the said benefits, the study, entitled "Virgin Coconut Oil and Omega-3a Adjunctive Therapy for Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19," will be reportedly conducted on April 8. The research aims to determine the effects of VCO on the duration and severity of COVID-19 symptoms. 

In light of the current pandemic, ProSource has made its products readily available online (prosourcecoconut.combeautymnl.com,   www.lazada.com.ph), including its antiviral and antimicrobial virgin coconut oil-based soap and Virgin Coconut Oil.

According to healthy aging specialist Dr. Nicholas Perricone, VCO makes for an effective health supplement because of its medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA), which are metabolized into energy by the liver. 

It has been noted that MCFA is well-suited for detoxifying as it contains antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties, and is also observed to increase good cholesterol and lower blood sugar levels.

Recommended intake of VCO is a teaspoon before having breakfast. From there, one can increase their dosage to one to two tablespoons before every meal.

Topics: coconut oil , Fabian M. Dayrit , novel coronavirus , ProSource , Nicholas Perricone , Virgin Coconut Oil
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