Mct Oil Questions
There are a couple discussions about this online, but none of them answer my questions. I've noticed since I started adding coconut oil and MCT into my diet, I've been experiencing heart palpitations. My best analogy regarding how it feels is the... (more)
Disrupted fat distribution and composition due to medium-chain triglycerides in mice with a ??-oxidation defect. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21697078 Fatty liver and medium chain triglyceride (MCT)... (more)
so it's fairly well known that MCT oil can cause nausea/stomach cramping for people just starting out taking it. but WHY would this be? what mechanism is causing this side effect? Wikipedia says that MCTs basically diffuse into the bloodstream.... (more)
I know this is a really strange question but I use about a tablespoon of MCT oil each morning in my coffee (decaf iced with butter and stevia) and lately have been noticing that about an hour or two after drinking it my hair smells very strongly... (more)
Hi folks, most people with salicylate sensitivity don't tolerate coconut oil very well. On my research about some kind of substitute, I stumbled across MCT oil, which is quite similar to coconut oil. In fact it is often made out of CO. Now I was... (more)
Since I added MCT oil to my diet, I am finally starting to loose the weight I put on this winter after trying to rebond with butter (definitely not for me) I am loosing inches which is great (knock on wood), but other things are not so great. My... (more)
Hi everybody. I'm considering ratcheting up my consumption of high quality saturated fat, but I'm cautious about "nutrient absorption competition" in my meals. I'm your standard grappler training hard 5 days a week (but not to the point of over... (more)
I've been following the Keto/ Real food/ Paleo Lifestyle whatever you prefure to call it for over a year now. I've been going a lot of research on MCT oil and it's implementation and was curious on if anybody uses NOW MCT and really likes it... (more)
Has anyone added MCT oil to their coffee or salads to enter ketosis faster and more effectively? I feel like I'm not consuming enough fat; however, I find fatty meats disgusting. For breakfast I have eggs, and for lunch and dinner, I typically... (more)
On several occasions I have tried MCT oil and experienced sharp stomach pains between 12 and 24 hours after ingestion. On the first occasion, I tried 1 tsp. straight-up in the evening, without food. The next day (about 12 hours later) I had a... (more)
My daughter and I both experienced pretty bad abdominal pain/ache with MCT oil, no matter how small the dose. (She was using in coffee, I was putting it in smoothies). We gave up on it and just have coconut oil instead.
I have spent the last few weeks muddling my way through various websites and blog posts regarding l-glutamine and MCT oil to aid in weightloss only to find that everyone has a varying opinion. I am wondering if anyone of you pro paleohacks would... (more)
I am enjoying fasting for maybe 20 hours followed by a 4 hour "Feeding period" (also known as the Warrior Diet). The only problem is that I used to take some of my vitamins multiple times per day so the nutrients can all be absorbed...with only 1... (more)
How much MCT oil do you take? I've been doing 2 tbs in bulletproof coffee every morning. Now I've started adding another tbs straight later in the day.
The post about MCT oil is old. Any newer info on best products at best prices? I'm ready to try it.
OK so I have literally been shedding pounds while on a calorie surplus...I am in ketosis (have had net carbs below 50g for the last couple weeks) and have 3-4 tbspns of MCT Oil daily (added this week). I keep trying to add calories to maybe add... (more)