medium-chain triglyceride


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medium-chain triglyceride

A triacylglycerol dietary substitute for long-chain triglycides (TGs), which may be administered to very-low-birth-weight infants who cannot absorb longer-chain fatty acids.
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Medium-chain triglyceride ketogenic diet, an effective treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy and a comparison with other ketogenic diets.
Zee, "Relation of ketosis to metabolic changes induced by acute medium-chain triglyceride feeding in rats," Journal of Nutrition, vol.
In contrast, medium-chain triglycerides that have short fatty acids with 8-12 carbons are absorbed by the liver, through the hepatic portal vein, without formation of chylomicron (the general characteristic of fat digestion) and can be digested without bile or lipase.
The aqueous phase was prepared by dissolving the emulsifiers in the phosphate buffer (10 mM and pH 7) to a predetermined concentration, and the oil phase was prepared by dissolving [alpha]-tocopherol in medium-chain triglycerides at a final concentration of 5 mmol/kg.
Jones, "Physiological effects of medium-chain triglycerides: potential agents in the prevention of obesity," Journal of Nutrition, vol.
The production process involves heating the starting materials (medium-chain triglycerides [MCTs] and long-chain triglycerides [LCTs]) in the presence of enzyme catalysts to bring about restructuring.
Medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oils are comprised of MCFAs.
The base of each product is coconut medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil pressed from nongenetically modified coconut oil by a steam distillation process.
This is a cup of coffee blended with grass-fed unsalted butter, and MCT (Medium-chain triglyceride) oil, to provide your body and brain the saturated fat it requires.
He recommends using coconut oil as the main dietary fat because of its high medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) content.
Scientists say it has a lot to do with its medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) content.
Lauric acid is a medium-chain triglyceride (MCT)--a fat that is quickly and easily digested.

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