About Medium Chain triglycerides (Capric & Caprylic acid )
IT’S TIME TO RECONSIDER THE F-WORD . WE’RE TALKING ABOUT FAT.
Fat gets a bad wrap and, for the most part, deservedly so. But at SHARRETS , we believe not all fats are created equal.
That’s because we have found extreme value in a particular fat known as MCTs . In fact, we believe these MCTs (Medium chain triglycerides) are the premium fuel for your body’s everyday functions —the best fuel for life.
You see, MCTs don’t behave like other fats. It’s chemically structured to produce energy, not body fat. In fact, Medium chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are hailed as the all natural answer to eliminating stubborn fat of body . What’s more: you’re likely to lose weight fast !
The typical Western diet is largely composed of long chain triglycerides (LCTs), typically consumed in processed vegetable oils such as soy, canola, and safflower.
In excess, Long chain Triglycerides (LCTs) acts as the building blocks of stubborn body fat . Unlike Long chain triglycerides , shorter length Medium chain triglycerides are primarily used for production of energy and rarely ever stored as fat.
The role of Ketones in our body.
Medium chain triglycerides promotes ketone bodies —compounds created by the body when it burns fat stores for energy. When you eat a diet low in carbs and high in healthful fat, your body responds to the reduced levels of blood sugar by switching to an alternative power source and converts fatty acids in the liver to ketones.
Ketones then become the main energy source. Instead of your body burning carbs, it burns fat !
At SHARRETS , we’re using MCTs as the foundation for creating the highest quality plant-based dietary supplements and functional foods to support those striving to live an active, nutritious lifestyle.
We know what you’re probably thinking: “Really ? By promoting more fat in my diet ?” The answer is YES ! Increasing the amount of quality fat in your diet can actually improve your health—especially if the fat is made up of MCTs.
What are your wellness goals ? If it is :
- Muscle maintenance,
- Weight loss ,
- Athletic performance,
- Brain health.
- Graceful ageing.
- Immune system support
Then you must incorporate Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) into your diet.
Several studies , papers , books support the claims that Medium chain triglycerides (MCT) can aid in weight loss, increase physical endurance, help maintain cognitive health, and provide antioxidant support .
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