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Postprandial Thermogenesis in Lean and Obese Subjects After Meals Supplemented with Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCT)

Am J Clin Nutr. 1991 May;53(5):1130-3. Postprandial thermogenesis in lean and obese subjects after meals supplemented with medium-chain and long-chain triglycerides. Scalfi L1, Coltorti A, Contaldo F. Institute of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, 2nd Medical School, University of Naples

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Thermic Effect of Medium-Chain (MCT) and Long-Chain Triglycerides (LCT) in Man

Am J Clin Nutr. 1986 Nov;44(5):630-4 Thermic effect of medium-chain and long-chain triglycerides in man. Seaton TB, Welle SL, Warenko MK, Campbell RG. Abstract BACKGROUND: The thermic effects of 400 kcal meals of medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) and long-chain triglycerides (LCT)

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FAQ – Is Coconut Oil REALLY Healthy? by Dr. Mercola

Is Coconut Oil REALLY Healthy? by Dr. Mercola Author’s Comments: Natural health physician, Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses the truth about the many health benefits of coconut oil and why it is better than vegetable oil or any other cooking oils.

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Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MTCs) by NYU Langone Medical Center

Introduction: Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) are fats with an unusual chemical structure that allows the body to digest them easily. Most fats are broken down in the intestine and remade into a special form that can be transported in the blood.

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Coconut Oil by NYU Langone Medical Center – Research Summaries

Principle and Proposed Uses: Coconut oil is made up of more than 90% saturated fats. Most of the saturated fats are of the medium-chain variety , which tend to be quickly used by the body to produce energy, rather than

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Coconut Oil Secrets: Can you help your heart while getting your groove on?

If you have not yet experienced the pure bliss that is coconut oil on your good stuff… it’s time to try it out. I found out about using coconut oil as a sexual lubricant when I was doing a presentation about

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Thermogenesis in Humans During Overfeeding with Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

Metabolism. 1989 Jul;38(7):641-8. Thermogenesis in humans during overfeeding with medium-chain triglycerides. Hill JO, Peters JC, Yang D, Sharp T, Kaler M, Abumrad NN, Greene HL. Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232. Abstract To test whether excess dietary energy

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Overfeeding Rats a Medium-Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Diet Results in Decreased Body Fat Related to Increased Metabolic Rate

Am J Clin Nutr. 1982 Apr;35(4):678-82. Enhanced thermogenesis and diminished deposition of fat in response to overfeeding with diet containing medium chain triglyceride. Baba N, Bracco EF, Hashim SA. Abstract The mechanism whereby overfeeding with diet containing medium chain triglyceride

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Physiological Effects of Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs): Potential Agents in the Prevention of Obesity

J Nutr. 2002 Mar;132(3):329-32. Physiological effects of medium-chain triglycerides: potential agents in the prevention of obesity. St-Onge MP, Jones PJ. School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada, H9X 3V9. Abstract Medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) are

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Value of VLCD Supplementation with Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2001 Sep;25(9):1393-400. Value of VLCD supplementation with medium chain triglycerides. Krotkiewski M. Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden. mpab@algonet.se Abstract BACKGROUND: Medium chain triglycerides (MCT) are energetically less dense, highly ketogenic,

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