Medium Chain Triglycerides (Mct)
In this Article
- What other names is Medium Chain Triglycerides (mcts) known by?
- What is Medium Chain Triglycerides (mcts)?
- How does Medium Chain Triglycerides (mcts) work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Medium Chain Triglycerides (mcts).
Do not use medium chain triglycerides if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have a liver condition.
- You have diabetes.
- For improving seizure control in children: MCT oil is used as 60% of the calories eaten.
- As a fat source for people who receive all their food intravenously (by IV): a fat mixture containing 50% MCTs and 50% long chain triglycerides (usual dietary fats) is commonly used in total parenteral nutrition (TPN) formulas.
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