Pure Medium-Chain Triglycerides for Supporting Health and Well-Being
MCT Oil provides a high proportion of capric acid (C10) and caprylic acid (C8) from pure coconut—nature’s richest source of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs). However, coconut is predominantly rich in lauric acid (C12), which may not be as beneficial as capric acid and caprylic acid.1 As such, consuming coconut oil is not the same thing as consuming NutriDyn™ MCT Oil, which is made through proprietary processes to yield an oil that contains over 12 grams combined of capric acid and caprylic acid in each serving (providing 14 grams of total fat).
How MCT Oil Works
MCTs are a special class of triglycerides (fats) that contain between 6-12 carbons in their fatty acid chain structure. While most dietary fats are long-chain triglycerides, which are digested and absorbed through the lymphatic system, MCTs are rapidly absorbed through the portal system and readily oxidized.
Thus, MCTs serve as an efficient energy source for the body. Many individuals on low-carb diets (like the ketogenic diet) will use MCT oil throughout the day to help support their energy levels, cognitive function, and ketone body production.
Moreover, research suggests that regular consumption of MCTs, particularly capric acid and caprylic acid, may have a multitude of benefits throughout the body, specifically for supporting gastrointestinal integrity, cardiovascular function, skin health, metabolic function, and more.
MCT Oil Supplementation
Regular consumption of MCT Oil may have a variety of health benefits, including:
- Supports healthy cardiovascular function
- Supports healthy gastrointestinal integrity
- Promotes skin vitality
- Cognitive support
- Promotes ketone body production (in conjunction with a very-low-carb diet)
- Easy-to-digest and add to almost any food or liquid
Serving Size: About 1 Tablespoon (15 mL)
Servings: about 63
|Total Fat||14 g||18%*|
|Saturated Fat||14 g||70%*|
|Medium Chain Triglycerides||14 g||**|
|Caprylic Acid (C8)||7.5 g||**|
|Capric Acid (C10)||3.5 g||**|
|* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
|** Daily Value (DV) not established.|
Other Ingredients: Liquid coconut oil.
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