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What are MCTs: A Perfect Primer

MCTs are all the rage right now. This article is a primer, but check out this comprehensive guide to MCTs if you want to dive deep.

What are MCTs?

MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) are the key fat molecules found in coconut oil. MCTs are an amazing source of fuel for the body with many clinically studied health benefits.

What are the benefits of consuming MCTs?

What about stomach troubles?

Foods high in MCTs may cause gastrointestinal distress in some people. This is particularly common when beginning a diet containing MCTs. They can cause nausea, abdominal cramping, and diarrhea.

What can I do to prevent GI distress when consuming foods containing MCTs?

Start slow and build up gradually. Your body will get used to digesting MCTs and any GI distress will subside in a few days. For example, if you are starting a regimen that includes KetoLogic® KetoMeal®, we recommend that you:


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