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Why Medium-Chain Triglycerides are Good for you and your Parent

Elderly Care in Jackson NJ

Elderly Care in Jackson NJ: Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) are triglycerides (technical term for fat) whose fatty acids have a tail of 6 to 12 carbon atoms as compared to long-chain fatty acids which have 12 to 22 molecules and are found in most foods. This saturated fat is metabolized in the body more like a carbohydrate than a fat and is easily absorbed.

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