Medium-chain Triglycerides

Last Updated: September 28 2022

Medium-chain triglycerides are a type of saturated fat composed of fatty acids with 6–10 carbons in their acyl chain. They are found primarily in coconut oil, palm kernel oil, and dairy fat, and they appear to benefit fat loss to a minor extent when consumed in place of other dietary fat.

Medium-chain Triglycerides is most often used for

What else is Medium-chain Triglycerides known as?
Note that Medium-chain Triglycerides is also known as:
  • MCTs
  • MCT oil
  • medium-chain fatty acids
Medium-chain Triglycerides should not be confused with:
  • coconut oil
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