benefits of MCT oil, what is MCT oil? 15/10/2020

What is MCT Oil?

You may have heard of MCT oil, particularly in relation to the keto diet. But what is MCT oil exactly, and what are its benefits? Today I will try and present the low-down and give you all you need to know about MCT oil and the role it plays in ketosis. MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglycerides – it is a type of fat which is low in our diets, and which has had a lot of interest in recent years.  MCT oil can be produced from coconuts or palm... Read More


MCT Oil: Fad or Fact?

WHAT IS MCT OIL – FAD OR FACT? MCT oil is exceptionally popular with followers and advocates of the Keto Diet.  Keto regimes and MCT recipes crop up online all the time.  But is this just another fantastic fad, or is there something in it? WHAT IS A KETO DIET? Keto is short for ketosis, a state where the body is burning fat for energy instead of sugar.  Something we all want to achieve!  The whole goal of the keto diet is to keep the body in a state of... Read More


MCT Oil: Reviewing the Evidence

With the popularity of ketogenic diets and the ‘bullet-proof’ coffee regime, one food which appears to be gaining popularity in the weight loss arena is MCT Oil. In this post I aim to review the research behind MCT and how helpful it may actually be. WHAT IS MCT OIL? MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglycerides – a type of fat which is low in our diets, and which has had a lot of interest in recent years. Generally, MCT oil is sourced from coconut oil. MCT OIL vs. COCONUT OIL... Read More

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How could MCT Oil help me achieve my weight loss goals?

Previously, I have looked at small changes which could help to support weight loss. I have also challenged the concept that weight loss is all about calories in vs calories out – stating that the most important consideration is what our body will do with the calories. Continuing along that theme I am now going to explore some of the other, maybe unexpected, ways you can help to support your weight loss goals – starting with MCT oil, a fat which could help increase fat burning and weight loss! MCT OIL MCT... Read More