Vol. 2, Issue 8 (2015)
Role of coconut oil in regulating autoimmune disorders
Author(s): Shruti Sharma, Ayushi Sinha, Nishmeet Kaur Chadha
Abstract: A disorderdue to the improper functioning of the immune system where the immune system attacks the body’s own cells is known as an autoimmune disorder. The symptoms vary from time to time and changes according to the overall conditions of the body. Fatty oils from coconut oil, specifically lauric acid is considered to be involved in various metabolic and regulatory functions of various autoimmune disorders. In this article, we have focused on the basic fundamentals of using coconut oil in preventing the symptoms of autoimmune diseases.