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ROATAN MALARIA LESSON #7

MALARIA LESSON #7: Lauric Acid when in the human body it will form into monolaurin. It has broad antimicrobial properties. lauric acid is a malaria fighter!

WHERE DO YOU FIND LAURIC ACID?: Cold-pressed coconut oil (we need Eldons Supermarkets to start carrying this product for us), dried coconut (can be found Eldons), coconut milk (can be found in Eldons), bitter melon (dont know where if available on the island).

SO i have been drinking a glass of coconut milk each day during my malaria recovery and it will become part of my daily diet from here on in for sure.

Please be sure to check with AT YOUR SERVICE for your pre-arrival grocery shopping needs. I have lived here 8 years now and never had it until this past month. so no one is immune to it, it only takes one mosquito bite to do it and I got one.

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ROATAN MALARIA LESSON #6: Arabinoglactans

MALARIA LESSON #6: the University of Minnesota conducted a research project that revelated that arabinogalactan stimulated immune cells and a proper immune system that helps your organisms to fight against malaria infection.

WHEE DO YOU FIND ARABINOGALACTANS: tomatoes, carrots, pears, coconut, leek, onioin, spinach, broccoli, avocado, eggplant, mango, apples, apricot, banana, radish, turmeric, echinacea tea, marshallow root!

all items except leeks, mango (out of season right now), echinacea tea and marshmallow root can be found in Eldons Supermarkets.

Let at your service do your pre-arrival grocery shopping and make sure you add these items to your food before you come down and while you are here on ROATAN!

Roatan Malaria Lesson #5

MALARIA LESSON #5: A study that was published in the Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research stated that “Oxidative stress has shown to play an important role in the development of anaemia in malaria. Indeed, the increase in total antioxidant status has also shown to be important in the recovery from malaria. ”

so where do you find antioxidants? acai berries are rich in antioxidants and also are a great immune booster (there is Acai berry juice at Eldons Supermarkets. A strong immune system is the best fighter against any kind of infectious disease. If you have no actual acai berries or acai juice, there is a freeze dried powder that you can order on line.