Newsletter #126
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You'll Actually Lose Weight
if You Eat This Oil

And that's just the beginning! It kills microbes,
heals infections, and fights cancer,
heart disease and Alzheimer's, too!

Everyone wants an easy, no-effort and delicious way to lose weight. It may be hard to believe, but consuming a certain type of fat actually achieves this remarkable result, and much, much more besides. Keep reading and I'll explain. . .

Continued below. . .

The Hip Fracture
That Didn’t Happen

Ellen took plenty of calcium. She exercised religiously. She even put wild yam cream on her thighs. So when her doctor told her how weak her bones had become, she was shocked.

Luckily, Ellen was able to beat the odds — by taking advantage of a new bone-building breakthrough.

Ellen P. did all the “right” things. She took plenty of calcium. She ate dairy and soy. She did weight-bearing exercises. She even put wild yam cream on her thighs. So when her doctor told her she had weakened bones, she was shocked.

Ellen is not alone. Despite their best efforts, millions of women have weak bones. In fact, 300,000 women suffer a hip fracture every year!

From there, it gets worse. One out of five women who suffer hip fractures die within a year. And half the women who do survive never fully recover and require long-term nursing care.

The good news is that Ellen was able to beat the odds. How? By taking advantage of a new bone-building breakthrough that I’m going to tell you about in a moment.

Read On to Learn How

Coconut oil can rev up your metabolism even more than protein — an important factor if you're trying to lose weight. Your body absorbs certain fatty acids in coconut oil easily and burns them fast. Consuming coconut oil even helps you burn the bad fats from steak or ice cream.

Dr. Julian Whitaker, a well-known authority on alternative medicine, compares the type of fats found in coconut oil to rolled-up newspaper soaked with gasoline. These remarkable fats spark a metabolic fire in your body that burns up calories.

Studies appear to prove this amazing result. It's all thanks to coconut oil's medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs). One study compared the thermogenic (fat-burning) effect of a 40% MCFA diet against a 40% long chain fatty acid (LCFA) diet. The thermogenic effect of the MCFAs was nearly double — 120 calories versus 66 calories.1

A follow-up study showed a whopping 50 percent increase in fat-burning over a six day period, all thanks to this easy change in diet. Not eating less, just eating differently.2

This may be the easiest thing
you can do to improve your health

As you might have guessed, the standard American diet (SAD) is loaded with unhealthy LCFAs and has almost no MCFAs, like those found in coconut oil. You can switch to MCFAs and solve this problem overnight — and your food tastes even better when prepared with this type of oil. I switched to coconut oil more than three years ago and I've never looked back.

Coconut oil is easy to use. Simply replace your other baking, cooking, frying, and eating oils with coconut oil. It's the most stable cooking oil. Unlike a great many oils, it doesn't produce carcinogens at high temps. From boiled rice to popcorn, I do almost all my cooking with coconut oil. It's delicious. There's no soybean, canola, safflower or sunflower oil at my house.

A study at McGill University in Canada suggests that if you replace all the long chain oils (LCFAs) in your diet you could lose up to 36 pounds of excess fat in a year… without changing your diet or reducing calories.3 As Bruce Fife, author of the book The Coconut Oil Miracle puts it, "All you need is an oil change."

Use it on vegetables, add it to smoothies… Be creative. Or buy one of the many coconut oil cookbooks available online. Start experimenting.

In another study, scientists compared the impact of just eating a single meal of MCFAs compared to LCFAs. Their findings shocked me, and I think they'll shock you, too: The MCFA group had a fat-burning rate 3 times that of the LCFA group over a 6 hour period.4

Still another study showed a more striking thermogenic increase in obese people than in others.5 You've got nothing to lose — except the extra weight you don't want anyway.

But you have far more to gain than just a smaller waist. Here's a surprise: Losing weight is probably the LEAST important benefit of this incredible food.

Worldwide, it's used to address this astounding array of health problems:

  • Abscesses
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruises
  • Burns
  • Colds, sore throat, & cough
  • Dysentary
  • Fevers & flu
  • Gonorrhea & sylphilis
  • Jaundice
  • Kidney stones
  • Lice & dandruff
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea, upset stomach
  • Skin rashes & infections
  • Toothache & gingivitis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tumors / cancer
  • Typhoid

The amazing 'Tree of Life'…

Coconut's scientific name is Cocos nucifera — from the word for nut-bearing (nucifera) and coco (monkey face). Early Spanish explorers called the hairy coconut a name that means 'monkey face' because that's what it looked like to them, thanks to its three 'eyes' (indentations).

In many parts of the world it's a primary food source. One third of the world's people rely on it for their food and their livelihood.

From the coconut we get meat, juice, milk, water, and oil. It is so rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals that it's considered a 'functional food' — boasting health benefits far beyond what the list of ingredients might imply.

Pacific Islanders consider coconut oil to be the universal cure for all illness. They treasure it so highly for both food and medicine that they call it the 'Tree of Life'.

Unlock its vast array of medicinal uses…

Respected and used for centuries in Ayurveda (traditional Indian medicine) and folk medicine, coconut oil is finding its stride in 21st century medicine as well.

It almost seems too good to be true. But a multitude of published studies show its many amazing benefits:

  • Kills viruses, bacteria, fungi, yeasts and parasites
  • Promotes weight loss
  • Relieves symptoms of diabetes, cystic fibrosis, osteoporosis, gallbladder disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and stomach ulcers
  • Protects from breast, colon and other cancers
  • Protects your heart, improves cholesterol, reduces arterial injury leading to artherosclerosis
  • Reduces inflammation, is a powerful antioxidant
  • Dissolves kidney stones, helps prevent liver disease, and supports thyroid function
  • Promotes healthy hair and skin, guards against the signs of aging
  • Offers a nutritional blast of energy, helpful for athletes, ill persons, infants and the elderly, and patients recovering from surgery…

Saturated oil can help you — regardless of what you've heard…

Coconut oil is more than 90% saturated fat. You may wonder how saturated oil can possibly be positive, when almost everything you've heard about it is negative.

Not all saturated oils are alike. Each one has a unique structure.

There are two ways to classify fat molecules — one of which is by the length of its carbon chain. Fatty acids can be either: (1) Short (SCFA), (2) Medium (MCFA), or (3) Long (LCFA) Chain.

The fats and oils in the typical American diet are 98-100% LCFAs. But the size of a fatty acid is critical. The effects of medium-chain fatty acids on the body are drastically different from those of unhealthy long-chain fatty acids.

Fifty years of research reveal that the way the body absorbs MCFAs is different from the way it absorbs LCFAs. Due to their smaller molecular size, MCFAs are broken down with ease by your body, no pancreatic enzymes required.

This has profound implications for anyone suffering from serious or life-threatening illness, premature infants, people with digestive problems… in addition to those with diabetes, obesity, Crohn's disease, gallbladder disease, and some types of cancer.

LCFAs are a whole different story. The body has trouble breaking them down. Eat enough of them and you may find yourself with higher triglyceride and cholesterol levels.

MCFA or medium-chain fatty acids produce energy. Other dietary fats produce body fat. So it seems the whole 'fat' story is different from what we've been told.

Coconut oil is almost entirely MCFAs. Unlike LCFAs, they don't raise cholesterol. They actually protect your heart. Studies show that a patient's total cholesterol to HDL ratio improves if he or she eats non-hydrogenated coconut oil.6 7 8

You might be interested to know that outside of breast milk, pure coconut oil is nature's most plentiful source of lauric acid. Sometimes I think the benefits are almost endless.

Boosts your energy level, too!

Studies show that the MCFAs of coconut oil boost energy levels for athletes and non-athletes alike.

One mouse study compared the physical endurance of mice given MCFA versus those who weren't, over a six-week period. The researchers put the mice through a swimming endurance test on alternate days. Total swimming time until exhaustion was measured. At first there was little difference between the groups, but soon the MCFA group began out-performing the others. They kept on improving throughout the testing period, suggesting that MCFAs can enhance endurance and exercise performance.9

In another study, well conditioned cyclists (humans, this time!) pedaled for three hours. During the last hour they were each given a beverage (with or without MCFAs) to drink. Those receiving MCFA-spiked beverages out-performed the others.10

May fight cancer by building your immune system

A Japanese study suggests that a diet high in MCFAs may protect against cancer, far better than the LCFAs so common in the American diet.11

Dr. Bruce Fife, mentioned above, discusses the anti-cancer impact of MCFAs in his book… specifically citing benefits for colon, mammary and skin cancers.12

Evidence suggests that MCFAs are easily absorbed and converted to ketones. A ketogenic (very low carbohydrate) diet may squelch cancer cells.

Two children with advanced-stage, malignant astrocytoma tumors (a type of brain cancer) were fed a 60% MCFA diet. Within 7 days, their blood glucose levels fell to low-normal levels, and blood ketones were elevated 20 to 30 fold. PET scans showed a 21.8% average decrease in glucose uptake at the tumor site in both subjects.

What If coconut could beat Alzheimer's disease?

Dr. Julian Whitaker, MD — in his newsletter Health & Healing, the October 2009 issue — writes about the amazing breakthrough discovery of using coconut oil to restore brain function.

But it was Dr. Mary Newport, M.D., who first pioneered the treatment as a therapy for her husband, who had Alzheimer's.

In Alzheimer's, neurons slowly die off because they are unable to take in glucose due to insulin resistance. The theory is that if these cells have access to ketone bodies, they could potentially stay alive and functional.

Dr. Newport began giving her husband 7 teaspoons per day of coconut oil, and saw a marked improvement within hours. It's quite a dramatic story, which you can read more about at

Mainstream medicine demonized fats
(and was wrong, as usual)

You've been brainwashed for the past five to six decades to believe that coconut oil is the 'artery clogging oil' — a term coined many decades ago by the president of Proctor and Gamble, the manufacturer of Crisco and other hydrogenated vegetable oils. The conflict of interest is obvious.

The big attack on saturated fats got underway around 20 to 30 years ago. Originally, mainstream medicine told us we had high cholesterol because of the cholesterol we ate in our food, mainly from eggs and other animal products.

That turned out to be wrong. Dietary cholesterol makes very little difference to your blood cholesterol level. You don't EAT the cholesterol that shows up in a blood test — your body makes it. Giving up eggs and so forth proved an almost totally ineffective way of bringing down patients' cholesterol levels.

So mainstream medicine, with its cholesterol obsession, then seized on saturated fats — ALL saturated fats — as the devil that raises cholesterol and causes heart and artery disease. As a saturated fat, coconut oil was condemned in this general attack. Some years ago, movie theaters were pressured to stop making popcorn with coconut oil, thanks to the crusade against saturated fats. It happens that coconut oil makes the most delicious popcorn, and the theaters quietly went back to using it.

Some so-called nutrition experts actually tell people to eat all the carbs they want, just avoid saturated fats. And, maybe worse, they advise people to use unsaturated vegetable oils like canola oil and safflower oil.

This misinformation still has an unshakeable grip on some people. The local health food café in my town still uses canola oil and avoids healthy saturated fats like coconut oil. Don't be taken in. There's now a vast amount of information proving all fats are not alike, and medium chain fats are the best.

If you're ready to claim the health benefits of coconut oil for yourself, you'll easily find it at almost all health food stores. (Fortunately, at least some people have freed themselves of the canola oil nonsense).

Make sure you buy only virgin coconut oil, which has a delicate coconut taste, not refined or hydrogenated coconut oil. Virgin coconut oil looks crystal clear in liquid form. It turns into a cloudy white solid below 76°F. I know summer's arrived at my house when my coconut oil changes from a solid to a liquid.

And please be aware that coconut oil is just one part of a plan for good health. It's not a standalone magic bullet. Despite the wondrous benefits, it doesn't give you a license to live on ice cream and potato chips the rest of the time. Even though it builds immunity and protects against infections, it doesn't fight the common cold. And you still need protein, B and C vitamins, and other nutrients.

Last issue featured a remarkable new cancer treatment derived from ginseng. If you missed it then, just scroll down and catch it now.

This Herbal Extract Kills
Cancer Cells On Contact!

Asian medicine has a head start of a few thousand years when it comes to using a certain famous herb for medicinal reasons. Asian healers were the first to recognize its unique ability to cure a variety of ailments. Now new research shows a specific chemical found in this herb may be a much better cancer killer than the whole herb. Keep reading for the details. . .

Continued below. . .

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Ginseng is an adaptogen—a substance that regulates various body functions depending on individual needs. Eastern medical practitioners have used this Chinese herb to:

  • Boost the immune system
  • Enhance memory
  • Normalize blood pressure…
  • Reduce stress…
  • Restore memory and cognitive abilities…
  • Treat pulmonary problems…

Now Western doctors are noticing the growing body of scientific research that proves a specific chemical in ginseng —aglycolin sapogenin or AGS— very well may be an ideal cancer killer.

In some laboratory tests on melanoma tumors1, AGS completely destroyed cancer cells within 24 hours of contact! And with nearly zero toxicity and no side effects, AGS may be one of the safest cancer treatments available. Study after study has reported that no side effects were observed.

The AGS group of sapogenins is also called R-family sapogenins. If you see this term on a product, it means the same thing as AGS.

When it comes to ginseng and cancer,
you don't want the whole thing

Ginseng contains substances called ginsenosides. Ginsenosides are the major active ingredients of ginseng root, and commercial ginseng products typically are standardized to contain about 4 to 7 percent ginsenosides. The amount can vary widely depending on the brand you buy, and on top of that there are 30 different types of ginsenoside.

But in any case you won't get the benefits of the AGS breakthrough by taking ginseng, no matter how rich it is in ginsenosides. The new treatment is based on the fact that each ginsenoside contains a sugar (glycon) and a non-sugar (aglycon) component.

The glucose-formed components are great for strengthening your immune system and forming healthy cells in your body. They fuel cell growth. Unfortunately, these compounds can't tell the difference between healthy cells and cancer cells.

Remember, cancer cells LOVE sugar! They'll gobble up as much of it as you make available—and it helps them keep growing and growing….

Obviously if you've been diagnosed with cancer, you DON'T want the abnormal cells to multiply. The key is to tap into the non-sugar components of ginsenosides, one of which is AGS.

Dr. William Jia, associate professor of research and neurosurgery at the University of British Columbia2, said AGS attacks cancer cells in several ways, including:

  • Apoptosis—or self-destruction in cancer cells; Jia said AGS can activate an enzyme that causes apoptosis. It also can increase the levels of free radicals in cancer cells to cause this internal combustion.
  • Increasing absorption of cancer drugs—AGS can work with other anti-cancer agents to prevent drug resistance in cancer cells.
  • Changing cancer cells to benign cells—In one Japanese study3, AGS not only stopped liver cancer cells from growing, it actually changed them back into normal cells.

Jia said the AGS attack plan is more effective than standard cancer treatments because cancer cells tend to mutate while they multiply. This means the same tumor can have several different types of cancer cells.

Conventional treatments might be effective for one type of tumor cell—and completely useless for other cancer cells in the same tumor. The idea of "drug resistant" cancer cells is becoming more and more important as we learn how cancer works.

In this respect AGS stands head and shoulders above mainstream medical treatments. Researchers have shown that these compounds can attack all types of cancer cells.

Jia highlighted scientific studies that tested sapogenins on human brain, breast and prostate cancer cells. He said research shows these plant chemicals were successful in killing ALL of these cancers.

Jia was actually writing about a group of plant compounds known as "dammarane sapogenins," which are classified as AGS but are NOT derived from ginseng. The dammarene sapogenins are similar but not identical to AGS from ginseng, but they're much less rare and expensive. He believes dammarene sapogenins are a reasonable alternative to the ginseng extract.

AGS can also protect you from developing harmful cancer cells in the first place…

Who else wants a nearly bulletproof cancer shield?

You've likely heard the saying that "the best offense is a good defense." This definitely holds true if you include AGS in your arsenal of cancer prevention weapons!

Dr. Jia mentions three ways AGS helps shield your body from cancer:

  1. AGS is a TUMOR TERMINATOR— Cancer develops when a single abnormal cell is able to divide and spread. Administered in low doses, AGS can stop the cycle of cell division and prevent tumor formation.
  2. AGS helps PURGE POISONS— P450s are enzymes that help your body metabolize drugs and other chemicals in your body. These enzymes also cause you to absorb many environmental substances that become highly carcinogenic to your system.

    Studies suggest AGS may inhibit P450s and cause a slowdown in the production of these carcinogens to allow effective removal by the body.

  3. AGS can ELIMINATE EXCESS ESTROGEN— Numerous studies show prolonged exposure to estrogen can result in breast cancer growth. The same is true with folks who undergo hormone replacement therapy.

    Jia said study data show that AGS prevents estrogen from binding to receptors in your body. This helps stop breast cancer in its tracks.

Now before you go hoarding ginseng supplements in your cabinet—remember AGS is a cancer-fighting compound that must be extracted from the herb.

Even if you buy a ginseng product that contains 90 percent ginsenosides, much less the standard four or five percent, it doesn't matter when it comes to treating cancer. The ginsenosides have to be broken down into their component parts, the AGS or R-family sapogenins have to be extracted, and this active ingredient has to be taken by the patient in large amounts. For best results it appears this natural "drug" should be administered intravenously.

According to one estimate, it takes about 100 pounds of ginseng to make just one gram of AGS! So an AGS supplement is likely to cost a pretty penny. As I mentioned, the dammarene sapogenins extolled by Dr. Jia are derived from other plants and should be less expensive.

One company producing a potent AGS product is Pegasus Pharmaceuticals Group, Inc. of Canada. They produce AGS in both liquid and soft gel formulas. Called Careseng, the product contains a combination of ginseng-derived AGS and dammarene sapogenins.

Another AGS product, called Force C, is available at without a prescription. Force C was strongly recommended by the respected newsletter Health Science Institute some years ago.

Kindest regards,

Lee Euler,

Footnotes first article:

1 Chen, J. et al. Research on the antitumor effect of ginsenoside Rg3 in B16 melanoma cells. Melanoma Res. 2008 Oct;18(5):322-9. Retrieved from
2Jia, W. "What is sapogenin?" Dammarane Sapogenin website. Retrieved from
3Odashima, S., et al. "Induction of phenotypic reverse transformation by plant glycosides in cultured cancer cells," Gan To Kagaku Ryoho, 1989 Apr;16(4 Pt 2-2):1483-9. Retrieved from

Footnotes second article:

1Fife, Bruce. The Coconut Oil Miracle, 1999, Penguin Group, NY, NY
6"Trans fatty acids and coronary artery disease," NEJM, 1999, Vol. 340, 1994-1998.
7"Effect of mixed fat formula feeding on serum cholesterol level in man," SA Hashim, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1959, Vol. 7, 30-34.
8"Modified-fat dietary management of the young male with coronary disease: a five-year report," JL Bierenbaum, JAMA, 1967, Vol. 202, 1119-1123.
9Fushiki, T. and Matsumoto, K. 1995, Swimming endurance capacity of mice is increased by chronic consumption of medium-chain triglycerides. Journal of Nutrition 125:531
12Fife, Bruce. The Coconut Oil Miracle, 1999, Penguin Group, NY, NY

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