Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) are another form of fat that can aid the healing brain. MCTs have actually been used clinically for quite a while now but only in the last few years have become a more mainstream supplement. So here’s what we know:
MCTs are an excellent source of energy for your brain – there small size relative to other fats makes them easier to metabolize.
MCTs are essential for brain development and are found abundantly in breast milk .
MCTs have been shown to offer neuroprotective benefits for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke, and traumatic brain injury , .
MCTs can delay brain aging by providing extra fuel to repair brain cell damage .