True MCT Oil

Designed for the times in your day when you could do with a little more fuel in the tank. Our True MCT oil provides a beautifully balanced blend of 60% C8 (caprylic acid) and 40% C10 (capric acid) which is clean, light and flavourless. Entirely sourced from coconuts with no palm oil or lauric acid and extracted without the use of solvents and chemicals.

MCTs (medium chain triglycerides) are types of saturated fatty acids which rather than being stored, tend to be quickly absorbed, converted into ketones and utilised in cellular metabolism and energy production. Popular for ketogenic diets and nootropic support since ketones provide a potential fuel source for brain cells. 

500 ml (min. of 50 servings)

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    All of our products are 100% natural and free from artificial ingredients, GMOs, fillers, and refined sugars.

    All of our products are free from gluten.

    Responsibly made for a happy planet.

    All of our products are free from dairy.

    High potency targeted nutrition for your plant-based diet.

    "A really clean and efficient fuel for your body and brain."

    Jo Woodhurst
    Our In-House Nutritional Therapist

    Benefits of True MCT Oil

    Sourced 100% from coconuts – never from palm oil.

    Highly sought after 60% C8 and 40% C10 and zero undesirable C12.

    Contributes towards satiety and feeling fuller for longer.

    Supports the body’s ability to burn fat for fuel and boost metabolism.

    Popular for ketogenic diets and nootropic support as a source of fuel for brain cells.

    Pure, vegan, paleo and keto friendly

    "A little me time in the morning with Ancient + Brave MCT Oil and coffee.  I LOVE this Ancient + Brave MCT oil, it is so so so good."

    Huda Kattan
    Founder of Huda Beauty

    Ingredients

    100% coconut

    MCT’s are readily utilised for cellular energy production and easily convert into ketones which may provide an alternative energy source for brain cells.

    Rest assured our True MCT oil is sustainably sourced 100% from coconuts, never from palm oil, and is extracted using pure steamed distillation and gentle hydrolysis to contain C8 (60%) and C10 (40%).

    A clear, odourless, and tasteless oil to easily fuel-up your day. A popular Brave Recipe is the morning ritual of adding True MCT to your morning coffee (or tea) for an invigorating start to the day.

    You can also find MCT oil powder in our Naked Collagyn, Inspired Collagyn and Radiant Collagyn. GMO and solvent free.

    Your Method

    True MCT is an incredibly versatile healthy fat suitable for low temperature cooking and to drizzle on salads and soups.  

    Simply add 1 to 4 tsp of True MCT to transform your drinks and smoothies.  

    Blend with your morning brew for the ultimate bullet keto experience and easily achieve your ketogenic goals with this optimal daily wellbeing ritual.

    Nutrition

     

    Energy

    Fat

    of which saturates

    monounsaturates

    polyunsaturates

    Carbohydrate

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    Fibre

    Protein

    Salt

    Per 100ml 

    815kcal

    88g

    84g

    0g

    0g

    4.6g

    0.5g

    0.7g

    0.3g

    0.0g

    Per 10mls serving 

    82kcal

    8.8g

    8.4g

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    0g

    0.5g

    0.1g

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    Ingredients

    100% coconut (60% C8 and 40% C10 medium chain triglycerides)

    Shipping

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    All orders placed before 12pm GMT Monday to Friday will be sent on the same day. Orders placed after this time, at weekends and bank holidays, will be sent out the following business day. 

    Orders will be delivered in our bespoke Ancient + Brave packaging. We consider environmental sustainability in every aspect of our packaging and choose recycled and recyclable whenever possible – because all packaging deserves a second chance. Our FSC grade boxes and tubs are sourced from materials that meet strict standards to protect forests, animals and the people who depend on them.

    Delivery Costs

    UK 

    For all UK orders delivery is free. 
    Please allow 2 business days for delivery via our delivery partner Royal Mail Tracked.

    Europe 

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    USA and Canada

    For orders over £180, delivery is free.
    For orders under £180, delivery is £21. 
    Please allow up to 14 working days for delivery via our partner DPD.

    Rest of the World 

    We are currently able to deliver to Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

    For orders over £250, delivery is free.
    For orders under £250, delivery is £29.  
    Please allow 7-10 working days for delivery via our partner DPD 

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    FAQs

    WHY IS MCT SO IMPORTANT AS PART OF THE BRAVE METHOD?

    True MCT is a key part of the Brave Method as it contains special fats that cells can readily burn and convert into energy and ketones. Providing the body, muscles and brain with an energy supply during fasting which helps contribute to curb hunger, sustain alertness, energy, mindset and physical performance. By blending True MCT into either of our blends you add another layer of fuel to your day. You gain all the nourishing benefits of the hydrolysed collagen with the fuel and ketogenic potential of MCT. In the case of the Coffee + Collagen and Cacao + Collagen it could be that when the caffeine wears off, the MCT oils may still have you covered.

    IS MCT BETTER THAN COCONUT OIL IN TERMS OF FAT BURNING AND KETONES?

    Yes, MCT is vastly superior as it comprises only the key medium chain fats C8 and C10, which are readily converted into energy and ketones that help facilitate a state of ketosis. As a general guide you would need to take 6 tablespoons of coconut oil to gain the same amount of those helpful C8 and C10 medium chain triglycerides found in one tablespoon of MCT.

    IS IT WORTHWHILE USING MCT IN BETWEEN MEALS?

    Yes, a tablespoon or more of True MCT is useful between meals during your eating window, as this could help generate a feeling of satiety, distracting you from unhealthy snacks and may also help to bolster energy until your next mealtime. This is one of the reasons why MCT oil is so popular with some endurance athletes, who carry MCT oil on their long rides and runs.

    WHY DOESN’T TRUE MCT OIL BREAK KETOSIS?

    There are three things that tend to break a fast – total calories, carbohydrates and sugar. It’s generally considered that consuming fewer than 50 calories is unlikely to break a fast. So adding just 1 tsp of MCT oil (which contains 42 kcal, no carbs and zero sugar) to coffee, herbal tea or water is likely to support your fast and support ketosis. When consuming more than 1 tsp of MCT oil, you go beyond 50 kcal so you typically break your fast. However, the body is still kept busy converting those extra MCT oils into ketones which continue to support ketosis. Fat fasting is a technique that many keto dieters use to facilitate transitioning into ketosis faster and to help promote weight management. Some types of ketogenic and bulletproof diets suggest adding up to 1-2 tablespoons (or even up to 4 tbsp) of MCT oil to your morning coffee providing 126-252 kcal (or up to 504 kcal), a level at which fasting is likely to be broken, but ketosis continues.

    CAN MCT OIL CAUSE DIGESTIVE DISCOMFORT? 

    It’s always best to start with just 1 teaspoon of MCT oil and slowly increase this to your desired level over a period of weeks or months. Most people can increase their level of MCT oil quite comfortably, but some individuals may reach a bowel tolerance level for MCT (and other oils) where it becomes harder for the body to process (digest and absorb) the next higher dose. The undigested oil slips through the digestive tract and may trigger discomfort, nausea, bloating and diarrhoea. The sensible advice here is to take a short break from MCT oil and let your digestion recover. Then reintroduce at a lower, well-tolerated daily dose. Taking MCT with food such as drizzling over salad or adding to soup helps stimulate fat digesting enzymes to be released, which could help offset any digestive discomfort.

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