COCONUT OIL DIETARY GUIDELINES AND SUGGESTIONS By Mary T. Newport, MD
MCT oil is a broad category of fat generically called medium chain triglycerides (MCTs).
Coconut is a healthy way to take nutrients directly to your bloodstream.. Coconut contains a high amount of plant-based fat and best part is, they’re not stored as fat and they are highly effective saturated fats, called medium-chain triglycerides that break down easily and convert to energy.
It is also a powerful detoxifier that helps the absorption of alkaline buffer minerals like calcium and magnesium; and is an immune-boosting bandit. Coconut oil is a natural anti-septic, anti-fungal and antibacterial and and a anti-inflammatory. It is chocked-full of lauric, caprylic, capric, stearic, and myristic acids, coconut helps combat viruses, bacteria, yeast, and fungi.
Coconut fats helps to boost the endocrine system, specially that of the thyroid to rev up metabolism. These healthy fats enhance the secretion of insulin to regulate blood sugar, reducing stress on the pancreas, liver, kidneys, gall bladder, and adrenals.
A quarter cup of coconut milk (full-fat/not skimmed or light milk) has about:
- 138 calories
- 1.5 g protein
- 2 g sugar
- 14 g fat
- .55 mg manganese (27 percent (DV) daly value)
- .15 mg copper (8 percent DV)
- 60 mg phosphorus (6 percent DV)
- 22 mg magnesium (5.5 percent DV)
- 3.9 mg iron (5.5 percent DV)
- 157 mg potassium (4.5 percent DV)
- MCT Oil/Coconut oil Mixture Stores at room temperature, in a quart size jar: 16 ounces MCT oil + 12 ounces coconut oil
- MCT by MOW sports is what we recommend and a good organic none GMO coconut oil.