Weight Loss: Does MCT Oil Really Help You Stay Fit? How Can You Add It To Your Diet

Weight Loss: Does MCT Oil Really Help You Stay Fit? How Can You Add It To Your Diet

MCT oil is the newest weight loss aid that helps curb hunger.

Highlights
  • MCT (Medium Chain Triglyceride) oil is a type of saturated fatty acid.
  • MCTs may help in curbing hunger and cravings.
  • Here’s how you can include MCT oil in you diet.

There are a plethora of diets trending these days that help you curb your hunger and cravings, further facilitating weight loss. Intermittent fasting diet, for instance, is the newest rage that claims to help you lose weight quickly. The diet involves alternating cycles between eating and fasting with only an 8-hour window for eating, and rest 16 hours for fasting, every day. Even those people not following intermittent or any other diet usually exercise restrain to avoid overeating and to lose weight. The struggle here is to fight hunger during the fasting period; eating foods that would help you stay sated for a longer time could do the trick. MCT oil is the newest weight loss aid to hog the limelight for its ability to abate cravings.

What Is MCT Oil? How Does It Aid Weight Loss?

MCT (Medium Chain Triglyceride) oil is a type of saturated fatty acid found in some foods that may help you wade through the fasting period with ease. Sheryl Salis, a registered dietician and wellness coach from Mumbai, says, “MCTs have a unique chemical structure that are metabolised in a different way as compared to other fats. These are instantly converted into ketones for energy and do not get stored in the body like other fats.” Diets like intermittent and keto would prove better results if MCT oil is consumed in abundance