MCT are a unique form of dietary fat that offers superior health benefits. MCTs are known to be found in coconut and palm kernel oil, human’s milk, cow’s milk and goat’s milk.
MCTs are concentrated and abundant source of energy, 8.3kcal/g, as compared to 3 – 4 kcal/g for carbohydrate and proteins. It is a good choice for individuals who have increased energy needs, as after major surgery or undernourished and require intensive nutritional therapy. 
MCTs are metabolized like carbohydrates and absorbed and utilized as rapidly as glucose.  MCTs are able to bypass the lymph system and enter vein directly.
MCTs are not stored in body tissues when consumed at normal levels, it has little impact on serum cholesterol levels even though they are saturated fats.