Medium chain triglyceride oil (MCT oil)

Medium chain triglyceride oil (MCT oil)

This is a special type of oil made up of medium chain triglycerides – a type of fatty acid. MCT oil can be used for energy by people with long chain fatty acid oxidation disorders (LCHADD and VLCADD). A doctor’s prescription is needed to get MCT oil. It should be used only under the guidance of a registered dietician.

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