Medium Chain Triglycerides

The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…oil is markedly different. Two-thirds of coconut oil’s saturated fats are medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs). MCTs are easier for your body to digest and break down than the long-chain triglycerides in most other fats. They’re also metabolized differently. Rather than being stored as fat,…

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Decline in Cognitive Functioning Can Begin in Your 40s

…use it or lose it. Finally, if you or a loved one are already facing a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, try supplementing with medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), natural fatty acids that are abundant in coconut oil. The recommended dose of MCTs for neurodegenerative disorders is 20 g per…

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