The Lowdown on MCT (medium-chain triglycerides)
Hearing a lot about medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil and are wondering what the buzz is about?
Well, because it’s freaking awesome and packed full of health benefits.
Why eat an ingredient you can’t pronounce?
Because scientists likely ran out of the easy words. Medium-length chains triglycerides are shorter length fats are the most bio-available fat to burn – meaning they are easily digestible, and an excellent source of energy.
Some of the suggested benefits:
- Boosts energy
- Assists in weight management
- Increases cognitive power
- Reduces lactic acid build up after exercise
- Has antimicrobial and anti-fungal effects
- Supports blood sugar
MCT is most commonly extracted from coconuts (like in HappyFats!) and is available as an oil or powder. Add a scoop MCT powder in your morning coffee. It doesn’t change the flavour, just packs a nutritional punch into your daily routine or for the next big adventure!