Oil made with medium-chain triglycerides, or MCTs, can help prevent Alzheimer's disease, treat certain types of seizures in children, improve the absorption of calcium and magnesium, decrease body fat, increase lean musc... More »

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MCT, or medium-chain triglyceride, oil is an engineered fat that is designed to be more easily digested than most fats. Fats are made from fatty acids that consist of chains of carbon atoms. Medium-chain triglycerides sp... More »

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MCT, or medium chain triglyceride, oil is available from Puritan's Pride, Amazon.com and Bodybuilding.com as of March 2015. Each site lists different sizes of liquid MCT oil, and Amazon.com offers powder, capsule and sof... More »

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Lysine is an essential amino acid necessary for human nutrition that helps the absorption of calcium, treats herpes and increases muscle mass, according to Drugs.com. Different forms of lysine can also treat pain, detoxi... More »

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Vitamin D promotes healthy bones by allowing for absorption of calcium, explains WebMD. Research suggests this vitamin may also reduce the risk of diabetes, lower blood pressure and prevent colon polyps. More »

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According to Dr. Oz, 99 percent of people should take a multivitamin, calcium, magnesium, vitamin D and fish oil. According to the American College of Physicians, most people are well nourished enough to get no benefit f... More »

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Dividing the daily dose of calcium into two or three servings and taking them with meals is recommended to maximize absorption. Calcium supplements that include vitamin D, which is essential for the body to absorb calciu... More »

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