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NOW® MCT Oil 1,000mg (150 Softgels)

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NOW® MCT Oil 1,000mg (150 Softgels)

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NOW MCT Oil is a versatile, natural oil that can be used for cooking, in salad dressings or in place of butter. Medium chain triglycerides are easily digested fatty acids found in coconut oil and palm oil.

What is NOW MCT Oil?

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT's) are fats that are naturally found in coconut and palm kernel oil. MCT's are more easily and rapidly digested than other types of fats, as they require lower amounts of enzymes and bile acids for intestinal absorption.

MCT's are metabolized very quickly in the liver and won’t store throughout the body in the same way that others do. University-led clinical studies have determined that this unique process allows MCT to be utilized as powerful source of instant energy. Experts agree – substituting MCT Oil in place of conventional fat is a smart way to support a healthy body composition.

Goal of NOW MCT Oil - Energy & Recovery

Athletes and bodybuilders have recently jumped on the MCT bandwagon, embracing it's fat burning and energy sustaining powers.


  • Weight Management 
  • Quickly Digested 
  • Fat is Burned and Not Stored 
  • Natural Source of Energy 
  • Weight Management 
  • Thermogenic 
  • Spares Lean Body Tissue
  • Why NOW MCT Oil is Important

    NOW MCT Oil is 100% pure and is an excellent addition to pre- and post-workout beverages. Numerous studies suggest that substituting MCT Oil for other fats in a healthy diet and may therefore help to support healthy weight and body composition.
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    Medium-chain triglycerides are a class of fatty acids. Their chemical composition is of a shorter length than the long-chain fatty acids present in most other fats and oils, which accounts for their name. They are also different from other fats in that they have a slightly lower calorie content1 and they are more rapidly absorbed and burned as energy, resembling carbohydrate more than fat.2

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    This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

    Used for AmountWhy
    Athletic Performance
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    Medium-chain triglycerides contain a class of fatty acids that are more rapidly absorbed and burned as energy than other fats. For this reason, athletes have been interested in their use, especially during prolonged endurance exercise.
    Type 2 Diabetes
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    Medium-chain triglycerides have been found to lower blood sugar levels and may be useful in treating type 3 diabetes.

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