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Fit WebQoof: No, Hot Coconut Water Won't Cure Cancer

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CLAIM

A viral social media message is claiming that hot coconut water is the solution you need to cure cancer. The message also offers a recipe saying that a mixture of coconut flakes and hot water releases an anti-cancer substance that rivals the latest medical advancements in cancer treatment.

Hot Coconut Water Can Save You A Lifetime

BREAKING!!!! URGENT MESSAGE PLEASE SP Hot Coconut water​ please forward: Dr Abbas Hussain Kazmi of Sheikh Zaid Hospital stressed that if everyone who receives this newsletter can forward ten copies to others, surely at least one life will be saved back... I have already done my part, hope You can also help with your part. thank! Hot coconut water can save you a lifetime Look at it again, then tell others, Spread love out! Hot coconut ~ only kill cancer cells! Cut 2 to 3 thin coconut flakes in a cup, add hot water, it will become "alkaline water", drink every day, it is good for anyone. Hot Coconut water releases an anti-cancer substance, which is the latest advance in the effective treatment of cancer in the medical field. Hot coconut juice has an effect on cysts and tumors. Proven to remedy all types of cancer. This type of treatment with coconut extract only destroys malignant cells, it does not affect healthy cells. In addition, the amino acid and coconut polyphenol in coconut juice can regulate high blood pressure, effectively prevent deep vein thrombosis, adjust blood circulation and reduce blood clots. After reading, tell others, family, friends, spread love! Take care of your own health. ???

Posted by Witty Living on Thursday, March 28, 2019

True or False?

To determine the truth, FIT spoke to Senior Oncologist Dr Ramesh Sarin from Delhi's Apollo Hospital.

Dr Ramesh SarinThere has been no research so far that says using this concoction of coconut slices and hot water will prove beneficial in tumor or cancer treatment. This is just a myth, many such messages on the social media that are not true go viral.

This claim has been proven false by a cancer expert, and any health forward received on social media must be verified by a medical professional.

Not a Magical Cure to Cancer, But Coconuts Do Carry Health Benefits

In an earlier FIT article, coconut oil was listed as one of the foods that provide protection from viruses, bacteria and infection and help in absorbing vital nutrients.

According to another FIT article, it is true that coconut water does have some health benefits like lowering cholesterol, boosting metabolism, improving kidney function and regulating blood pressure among others.

It is important to reiterate, however, that a healthy diet and foods like coconut can only help in building immunity and promoting a healthy lifestyle to a certain extent- just the foods themselves are not treatments for serious conditions like cancer and proper medical advice must be sought.

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