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Saturday, March 22, 2014, 1:32am Report to Moderator Report to Moderator

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has anyone else tried MCT oil? on the back it reads medium chain triglycerides are fats that are naturally found in coconut and palm kernel oil. They are more easily and rapidly digested than other types of fats, as they require lower amounts of enzymes and bile acids for intestinal absorption. They are metabolized very quickly in the liver and are reported to encourage energy expenditure and not fat storage. Numerous studies suggest that substituting MCT oil for other fats in a healthy diet may therefore help to support healthy weight and body composition. Now my question is...should I use this type or brand (NOW) or should I use the ones in my SWAMI? They suggest a short chain fatty acid or medium chain saturated fats or high lignan oils. Are these the same things?

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Coconut and palm kernel oil are both avoids for the vast majority of people.  

Check your food list to see if those things are good for you.  

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Dec 2013: Started Swami Xpress - I'm 48% Explorer with hybridized Explorer/BTD list. A new adventure for this old lady!  -- LOST 5 more pounds on SWAMI! 
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I was quite surprised to find coconut oil, not only as a beneficial, but also a diamond on my SWAMI. On all other lists it showed up as an avoid. Go figure.
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believe swami! and enjoy your CNO

watch the frequency values given......not a whole lot.....check it out

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