Do Palm Oil And Coconut Oil Raise Your Bad Cholesterol?

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Coconut, Palm, and MCT Oil

The fats that our bodies can burn most easily are the ones that have medium-length chains of carbons, as I discussed in “The Best Saturated Fats.” This is especially important for those of us who have diabetes when we transition to a very low-carbohydrate diet, which gives us almost all of our energy from fats.

These fats are those that we call medium-chain triglycerides or MCTs. But what are the best MCT fats for us to use? If MCT fats are good for us, then shouldn’t we be using pure MCT?

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