The goal of this randomized study is to determine the efficacy of coconut oil as a possible treatment for older adults with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
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This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial is designed to determine the effect of taking coconut oil on the cognition, functioning, and behavior of older adults with mild to moderate Alzheimer's. Participants will take a proprietary blend of coconut and medium-chain triglyceride oils, administered as a 1-ounce drink three times daily, for either Months 1-3 or Months 4-6 of the study; a placebo will be taken during the other 3-month period. The study medication formula is Cognate Nutritionals' Fuel for Thought™.
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Geolocation is 28.0869646, -82.4698603
University of South Florida
Amanda G. Smith, MD
USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute