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Food sources of medium chain triglycerides

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
Yes: But who is really checking for medium chain trig in food are you ? Generally dairy products are filled with triglycerides.

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
MCT's: Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) are partially man-made fats. The name refers to the way the carbon atoms are arranged in their chemical structure. M... Read More
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Coconut and palm: Medium chain fatty acids are partially man made by re-arranging the Carbon atom in coconut and palm oil. Generally more healthy than some very long c... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 58 years experience
Take your conv.meds: Take the conventional antiepileptic medications prescribed by your doctor; also take vitamin suplements. Stay away from anecdotal cases that lead to t... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 34 years experience
Usually safe: Although medium chain triglycerides are likely safe for most people, they may trigger certain side effects (such as nausea, stomach upset, gas, diarrh... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Diagnostic Radiology 30 years experience
No.: The amount is very small and is the only way you can absorb fat soluble vitamins by mouth.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Triglycerides: Are made in the body as a result of sugar consumption. Get rid of all forms of sugar and sweeteners.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Low fat: Avoid fats, uncontrolled diabetes and excess alcohol. If that doesnn't lower the tg to <500, medication is indicated.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
Cardiology 22 years experience
Avoid sweets & pasta: It's what you shouldn't eat: sweets and pastas are what typically cause elevated triglycerides. Good quality fish oil supplements and exercise he... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Fruits&venggies: Get to and maintain normal weight. Eat a diet based on fruits and vegetables avoiding meat and oil. Keep alcohol to a minimum. If you have diabetes, ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremiah Gelles
Cardiology 55 years experience
Aerobic low calories: Aerobic exercise (cardio) at least every other day. Eat fruits and vegetables. Avoid saturated fats and simple carbohydrates with high glycemic inde... Read More

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