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The Benefits of Medium-Chain Triglycerides
You may have heard of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) in recent years, as they have become a popular addition to many people’s diet. But what are they? MCTs are fats that are naturally found in coconut and palm kernel oils. They’re more easily and rapidly digested than other types of fats. MCTs are readily absorbed from the GI tract and are metabolized very quickly by the liver, where they are reported to encourage the use of fat for energy rather than for storage.* Numerous studies suggest that substituting MCT oil for other fats in a healthy diet may therefore help to support healthy weight and body composition.* In this blog post, we will explore the some of the potential benefits of MCTs.
There are a number of potential benefits associated with MCTs. Firstly, as they are more easily digested than other types of fats, they may help to support gut health.* Secondly, as MCTs are metabolized very quickly by the liver, they may help to support a healthy weight and body composition.* Numerous studies have shown that substituting MCT oil for other fats in a healthy diet can help promote weight loss.* Finally, as MCTs are a natural source of energy, they may help to support physical performance.*
If you’re looking for a natural way to support gut health, weight loss, and physical performance, then you may want to consider adding medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) to your diet. MCTs are readily available in coconut and palm kernel oils. They’re more easily and rapidly digested than other types of fats and are metabolized very quickly by the liver. Numerous studies have shown that substituting MCT oil for other fats in a healthy diet can help promote weight loss.* If you’re interested in trying MCTs, be sure to speak with your healthcare provider first.
Suggested Usage: Take 1 tablespoon (15 mL) daily. MCT oil can also be used as a substitute for conventional oils in salad dressings, sauces or cooking. Not recommended for use in frying due to low smoke point.
Store in a cool, dry and dark environment in tightly sealed original container. After opening, product can be refrigerated or stored at cool room temperature.
Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon (15 mL)
Servings Per Container: about 32
Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value
Total Fat 14 g 18%**
Saturated Fat 14 g 70%**
MCT Oil (Medium-Chain Triglycerides) (from coconut/palm kernel oil)[50% Caprylic Acid (C8) and 30% Capric Acid (C10)] 14 g
†Daily Value not established.
**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Other Ingredients: None.
Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, corn, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or sesame ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Caution: For adults only. MCT oil may cause GI upset. To reduce this effect, take with food. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Storage Guidance: Store in a cool, dry and dark environment in a tightly sealed original container. After opening, product can be refrigerated or stored at cool room temperature.
NOW® MCT Oil is derived from coconut/palm kernel oil that is sustainably sourced to protect our planet and preserve native wildlife habitats.
Packaged and quality tested in the USA.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.