Medium Chain Triglycerides do not need to be processed by the liver before being utilized by the body as fuel. This makes MCT oil ideal for weight management. The MCTs stimulate your body’s fat metabolism which means you are more likely to burn body fat. When your body is supplied with adequate amounts of high quality fuel cravings will also disappear. Regularly consuming MCT oil will keep you feeling full and energized so you can live your life without constantly thinking about
MCTs are quickly and effectively converted to ketones which act as a super fuel for the mitochondria in your cells, especially in the brain. Ketones are produced when the body is deprived of glucose and resorts to burning fat (bodily or dietary) for fuel. This is called ketosis. Ketosis is normally achieved through fasting. When there is no more carbohydrate or protein available for energy the body burns fat which results in ketone production. Ketones are preferably utilized by the brain prompting a profound state of mental clarity and focus.
Due to their ease of digestion, MCTs are an ideal fat for those with digestive issues and fungal or bacterial infections. MCTs actually have antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. However, liquid MCT oil is so quickly absorbed in the digestive tract that it is unable to make it through the initial stages of digestion to combat invasive organisms. Luckily, Maximum MCT comes in a convenient softgel form that survives the trip to the colon where it can help balance the gut and support healthy digestion.