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Coconut Oil vs. MCT Oil vs. Lauric Acid: What Is MCT Oil Really?

Read Full Article If you’ve been drinking Bulletproof Coffee made with XCT Oil or Brain Octane, you’ve already felt the powerful impact some types of MCT oil have on your energy. However, there are a bunch of forms of MCTs … Continue reading

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Antimicrobial property of lauric acid against Propionibacterium acnes: its therapeutic potential for inflammatory acne vulgaris

Abstract The strong bactericidal properties of lauric acid (C12:0), a middle chain-free fatty acid commonly found in natural products, have been shown in a number of studies. However, it has not been demonstrated whether lauric acid can be used for … Continue reading

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Does medium chain triglyceride play an ergogenic role in endurance exercise performance?

ABSTRACT Because of the medium chain triglycerides (MCT) specific physical and chemical properties, they have been used over the last 40 years in enteral and parenteral nutrition. Results from clinical practice lead some researchers in the early 80’s to use … Continue reading

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Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)Beneficial Effects on Energy, Atherosclerosis and Aging

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are a unique form of dietary fat that impart a wide range of positive health benefits. Nevertheless, the potential anti-aging properties of MCTs have been largely unrecognized by many life extension enthusiasts. Dietary fats are molecules … Continue reading

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Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) fat metabolism

Why are MCT unique MCTs provide about ten percent fewer calories than LCTs – 8.3 calories per gram for MCTs versus 9 calories per gram for LCTs MCT are absorbed directly into the portal blood (and not into the lymphatics) … Continue reading

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MCT Oil vs. Coconut Oil: The Truth Exposed

MCT Oil vs. Coconut Oil: The Truth Exposed by Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News There is a lot of misinformation on the Internet regarding the differences between MCT oil and coconut oil. So let’s clearly define what each product is … Continue reading

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