Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) are a unique fatty acid (healthy fat) naturally found in coconut oil. These fatty acids are quickly digested, absorbed and converted into energy for the body and brain. Incorporating MCTs into the diet helps to provide a sustainable energy source, as well as a multitude of other health benefits.
MCTs are healthy fats and are metabolized differently than LTC (long-chain-triglycerides). How? Well, all dietary fats are molecules composed of individual carbon atoms linked together as chains ranging from 2 to 22 carbon atoms. The shorter the chain, the easier and more quickly it is to absorb, digest and utilize for health benefits. The Standard American Diet is mostly comprised of unhealthy long-chain triglycerides Continue reading “MCT Oil Powder for the Body and the Brain”Read More