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Will using MCT Oil help me lose weight?Updated 2 years ago

We believe that following a real food diet free from refined sugars, grains and inflammatory oils is key for a healthier lifestyle. Combining this with movement, play, rest and good quality sleep is also important for optimal health and wellness. If you are looking to lose weight, we would recommend checking out our free Ebooks here. In terms of MCT Oil - there is a growing body of evidence supporting the use of MCT Oil for supporting weight loss, especially as part of the Keto diet. MCT Oil is made up of medium chain fatty acids - which are rapidly utilised by the liver for energy. By consuming MCTs, you are promoting fat oxidation, meaning that you metabolise your dietary fat quicker – using it for energy as opposed to storing it. Ongoing research is also looking into the effect MCTs have on your appetite-controlling hormones, suggesting they help you to feel fuller for longer and so aid in weight loss. This study also confirms the role of MCT's in weight loss, whilst not affecting…
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