High-Quality MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) for Rapid Energy


Other Name: Medium Chain Fatty Acids
Spec./ Purity: 70%
CAS Number: 73398-61-5
Appearance: White or off white, free-flowing powder
Main function: Providing a Rapid Source of Energy;Promoting Fat Metabolism
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Product Description

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are a type of fatty substance composed of medium-chain fatty acids. Fatty acids are the building blocks of fats, and medium-chain fatty acids have relatively shorter carbon chains, typically consisting of 6 to 12 carbon atoms.

In contrast to long-chain fatty acids (which typically contain 14 or more carbon atoms), the metabolism of MCTs differs within the human body. They are more easily absorbed by the intestines and can be directly transported to the liver for energy metabolism.

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Technical Data Sheet

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Function and Effects

★ Rapid Energy Source:

MCTs are unique fatty acids with shorter carbon chains, allowing them to be rapidly absorbed and transported directly to the liver. Here, they undergo rapid oxidation to produce ketones, serving as a quick and efficient energy source. This makes MCTs particularly valuable for individuals following ketogenic diets or those seeking immediate energy for physical performance.

★ Metabolic Ketosis Induction:

Consumption of MCTs promotes the production of ketones, facilitating a metabolic state known as ketosis. Ketosis occurs when the body shifts from utilizing glucose as its primary fuel to relying on ketones derived from fats. This metabolic shift is associated with increased fat burning and has implications for weight management, mental clarity, and endurance performance.

★ Appetite Regulation and Weight Management:

MCTs have been studied for their potential role in appetite regulation and weight management. Due to their satiating effects and impact on hormone signaling, particularly ghrelin and peptide YY, MCTs may contribute to feelings of fullness and reduced calorie intake. This makes them a subject of interest in weight loss strategies and maintenance of a healthy body composition.

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★ Cognitive Function and Brain Health:

MCTs, particularly the ketones they produce, have shown promising effects on cognitive function and brain health. Ketones serve as an alternative energy source for the brain, and some research suggests that MCT consumption may have cognitive benefits, including improved focus and memory. This has implications for conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.

Application Fields

★ Nutritional Supplements:

MCTs find extensive use in nutritional supplements, particularly in sports nutrition and ketogenic diet formulations. Their rapid absorption and conversion into ketones make them a valuable source of quick and sustained energy. MCT oil supplements are commonly consumed by athletes and individuals following low-carbohydrate diets.

★ Food and Beverage Industry:

The food and beverage industry incorporates MCTs into various products for their functional properties. MCT oils are utilized in the formulation of energy bars, protein shakes, and functional beverages to enhance nutritional content and provide a readily available energy source. They are also used as a carrier for fat-soluble vitamins and flavors.

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★ Weight Management and Ketogenic Diet Products:

The use of MCTs has gained popularity in weight management products and ketogenic diet formulations. Due to their ability to induce ketosis and promote satiety, MCTs are included in meal replacements, weight loss shakes, and ketogenic snacks. These products target individuals seeking to manage body weight or adhere to low-carbohydrate dietary strategies.

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★ Pharmaceutical Applications:

MCTs have pharmaceutical applications, serving as carriers for certain drugs and enhancing their bioavailability. In pharmaceutical formulations, MCTs are employed to solubilize lipophilic compounds, facilitating drug absorption. This application is particularly relevant in the development of oral and parenteral drug delivery systems.

★ Cosmetics and Personal Care Products:

MCTs are utilized in the cosmetic and personal care industry for their emollient properties. They are incorporated into skincare products, moisturizers, and hair care formulations to provide a lightweight and non-greasy texture while delivering beneficial fatty acids to the skin and hair.

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  • Packaging

    1kg -5kg

    ★ 1kg/aluminium foil bag, with two plastic bags inside.

    ☆ Gross Weight | 1 .5kg

    ☆ Size | ID 18cmxH27cm


    25kg -1000kg

    ★ 25kg/fiber drum, with two plastic bags inside.

    ☆ Gross Weight | 28kg

    ☆ Size| ID42cmxH52cm

    ☆ Volume| 0.0625m3/Drum.


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    We offer swift pickup/delivery service, with orders being dispatched on the same or next day for prompt availability. packing-3

    Our MCTs has obtained certification in compliance with the following standards, demonstrating its quality and safety:

    ★ GMP Certification (Good Manufacturing Practice)
    ★ ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certification
    ★ ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System Certification
    ★ Kosher Certification
    ★ Halal Certification
    ★ HACCP Certification

    Q:How are MCTs digested and metabolized?

    A:MCTs are more easily absorbed in the digestive system and can be swiftly transported to the liver for energy metabolism. In comparison to long-chain fatty acids, they do not require a complex digestive process.

    Q:What are the medical and nutritional applications of MCTs?

    A:MCTs are used in medical nutrition for treating conditions such as malnutrition and gastrointestinal disorders. They are also applied in sports nutrition and specialized medical contexts.

    Q:Where are MCTs found in food?

    A:MCTs are primarily found in natural foods, such as coconut oil and palm oil.

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