What are MCTs?

 

MCTs can be found in any of our products containing Coconut like our Creamers, Hydrate, and Instant Lattes.

Coconut naturally contains the full range of MCTs (C6, C8, C10, C12). MCTs are Medium-Chain Triglycerides or medium-chain fatty acids. MCTs may be easier to digest and more rapidly absorbed than Long Chain Triglycerides (LCTs), this is due to their smaller chain length. MCTs are quickly metabolized (burned as fuel) and therefore more efficiently converted for immediate use in the body,  they’re also minimally stored as fat, as compared to LCTs.

 

Our fresh coconuts are shelled and pared; then, the white meat is ground and oven-dried. The dried meat is pressed to physically extract the oil without the use of solvents. The oil is then filtered and packaged

We work closely with all of our coconut providers to ensure that we’re receiving the best ingredients available while responsibly sourcing from local farms and co-ops. None of our providers use monkey labor.

 

If there are any additional questions, please reach out to our team via aloha@lairdsuperfood.com.

Was this article helpful?
Have more questions? Submit a request