How is MCT Oil different from regular coconut oil?

Simply put...

MCT Oil is a more refined, higher-quality version of coconut oil.

You didn't think we were going to stop there though, did you?! 😂

Coconut Oil:

Coconut Oil is the oil that is extracted from the meaty part of the coconut "flesh".  (The white stuff you eat that tastes good).

It is around 92% saturated fat, consisting of both long-chain triglycerides (LCTs) and medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs).

Because it contains LCTs, it is solid at room temperature.

MCT Oil:

MCT Oil is made from coconut oil (which remember contains both LCTs and MCTs).

It is manufactured through the process of fractionation, which separates the beneficial MCTs you are looking for from the coconut oil.

MCTs are smaller, more ketogenic molecules your body can more easily use for fuel.*

Because MCT Oil is made up entirely of MCTs, and does not contain LCTs, it remains liquid at room temperature.


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