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what are the benefits of MCT oil

Medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) is a fatty acid naturally present in coconut and palm kernel oil and whole milk foods.

MCT oil is a highly concentrated supplement composed entirely of MCTs. It is colourless, odourless, and flavourless and is liquid at an average temperature.

There are four varieties of MCTs. Caproic acid (C6), Caprylic acid (C8), Capric acid (C10 ), and Lauric acid (C12). Before knowing about the benefits of MCT oil, have a clear understanding of what it is made from.

What is MCT oil made from?

MCT oil is often made from coconut oil and palm kernel oil with the fractionation process. Mostly it is made from coconut oil as it is naturally high in MCTs with more than 54%. 

Top 5 benefits of MCT oil

There are many benefits of using MCTs. The top 5 are listed below.

Weight loss 

MCT oil reduces fat deposition in the body and produces ketones. Hence, it is used in ketogenic diets (keto), utilising ketosis for weight loss. MCT oil helps with satiety and reduces calorie intake, lowers the risk of obesity and helps weight loss. One tablespoon of MCT oil contains 14 grams of fat and 115 calories.

Heart health

MCTs reduce the cholesterol in the body and increase lipid levels, by which the risk of cardiovascular diseases decreases and improves heart health. This is one of the major benefits of MCT oil.

Provides energy 

MCTs are used as fat burners during the workout for energy and improve athletic performance.

Brain health 

MCTs can cross the blood-brain barrier and provide energy to the brain.

Skin and Hair health

MCT oil works wonders on the skin by moisturizing it and reducing wrinkles and stretch marks. The oil also promotes healing and relieves skin peeling post sunburn. It moisturise nail cuticles and prevents fungal infections in the nails.

Why choose Maxn MCT oil?

MaxN’s MCT Oil is rapidly absorbed, which provides fast fuel to the body. It can also help in boosting a person’s endurance when they are working out.

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