17. Alzheimer’s No one wants a family member to suffer from Alzheimer’s, a disease that steals the mind away minutes at a time. Axona, with caprylic acid, has been marketed as an natural alternative Alzheimer’s treatment. Coconut oil is a less expensive source of caprylic acid, and while some users have reported it helps, there is no scientific research to confirm this.
18. Sugar Substitute Coconut palm sugar, made from coconut palm sap, has the same calories and carbs as refined sugar but it’s low fructose and has a low glycemic impact, making it healthier.