What is MCT oil?
Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are oil that the body burns to create energy, rather than being stored as fat. MCTs are winning huge support as an alternative to long-chain triglycerides (LCTs) or long-chain fatty acids (LCFAs). LCFA are much slower to be absorbed and are more complicated for the body to process compared to MCTs. In essence, MCTs take less time to give your body more benefits.
The Good Sort® MCT Oil is a naturally sourced coconut oil that is carefully processed to leave only the good stuff, so no chemicals or fillers are used. Free of palm oil, our MCT oil is a big hit with our customers, and is especially useful if you follow a vegan, paleo or plant-based diet. Choose from one of our Dairy Protein range that uses MCT Oil to give you a great tasting, healthy Go-To Meal™.
MCT oil benefits are numerous and this game-changing product's potential is beginning to be realised. So we have highlighted the six biggest pluses for your health
Helps weight loss
MCT oil is a highly ketogenic oil because it bypasses the normal digestive process and goes directly to the liver, where the fat is burnt as energy. It can boost your metabolism and make you feel full for longer, aiding weight reduction.
Improve digestion and nutrient absorption
MCT's anti-viral, anti-microbial and anti-bacterial qualities are great for your gut, where almost ¾ of your immune system is. This helps to clean out the bad bacteria from your stomach, combating common digestive issues such as candida, stomachaches, diarrhoea and others.
Get more energy
MCTs aren't stored as fat, so they are converted straight into energy rather than being stored as fat cells, giving that instant energy boost when you need it most.
Supports your brain health
MCTs raise your blood ketones, giving your brain the energy that it requires. This helps you to avoid up and down moods, focusing your mind to give you a chance to think clearly.
Controls appetite and blood levels
MCTs help regulate blood sugar, keeping those dangerous sugar cravings at bay for longer. It also makes you feel more satisfied and curbs your hunger, so add MCT oil to your bulletproof coffee for that long-lasting boost.
Help the fight against Alzheimer's and Diabetes
A number of studies have proven the benefits of MCTs in combatting Alzheimers, Diabetes, heart disease and other long-term health issues.
Good Stuff MCT oil
Simply add a dash of our MCT oil to our range of plant protein shakes for the health benefits. Check out our Delicious & Nutritious Go-to Meals starter pack to sample our three great flavours and feel the power of plant-based protein.
The Good Stuff MCT oil is a rapidly absorbed source of energy that boosts immunity and nutrient absorption in combination with digestive enzymes. MCT oil reduces sugar cravings and supports metabolic function to result in better concentration and mental energy.Photo Credit: verchmarco Flickr via Compfight cc