MCT Oil 16 oz
- Protocol For Life
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How it Works:
MCTs (Medium-Chain Triglycerides) are fats that are metabolized differently than most dietary fats. Unlike longer chain triglycerides, MCTs require little or no enzymatic breakdown and are easily absorbed across the wall of the small intestine and delivered straight to the liver where they can be used directly for energy production (instead of being stored as fat). In essence, they act similar to carbohydrates, but without the requirement of insulin and with no affect on blood sugar. Studies have demonstrated that MCT Oil consumption along with a healthy diet can help to maintain a healthy body weight, while sparing lean tissue.
Suggested use is 1 tablespoon, taken 1 to 3 times daily or Protocol MCT Oil can also be used in place of conventional oils in salad dressings, sauces, or cooking applications. Not recommended for use in frying due to low boiling point.
If you are diabetic or if you have liver disease, please contact your healthcare practitioner prior to using this product. MCTs can cause gastrointestinal distress when used in high doses. Taking this product with food can reduce these effects.
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