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A type of fatty acids, medium chain triglycerides, or MCTs, have a shorter chemical composition compared to most other fats and oils. They also are lower in calories than long chain fatty acids. Medium chain fatty acids are quickly absorbed by the body and used as energy, whereas long chain fatty acids are stored as fat by the body. There are several sources of medium chain fatty acids, including the delicious and versatile Swanson Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Swanson Ultra Caprylic Acid and more!
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