Here’s a fascinating article from Dr Amy Myers. It’s called What is MCT Oil, and Why Is It Good for My Gut?
She shares some interesting insights here. This one’s particularly thought-provoking:
One of the most important functions of fats in the body is their role in creating hormones. Adipose tissue, otherwise known as the dreaded body fat, is actually vital to hormone production. It contains numerous cells that are able to produce hormones in response to signals from the rest of the organs in the body. Adipose tissue is important in the regulation of glucose, cholesterol, and the metabolism of sex hormones.
Give the rest of the article a read if you want to learn more about Dr Myers’ perspectives…