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Fat found in coconut oil helps fight disease-causing inflammation according to an international report. Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) occurring naturally in coconuts have been found to dampen inflammatory response associated with a range of diseases including diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and obesity. The report in the International Dairy Journal"target="_blank"> also found MCT’s improved insulin sensitivity, thereby helping combat the effects of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. While the anti-inflammatory effects of MCT’s have only recently been understood, their benefits to weight loss are well known. MCTs are more easily digested than normal fat, and which give fewer calories. They also help burn calories from other food through what is called the thermogenic or “fat-burning” effect. With less calories entering the body and more being used up instead of stored as body fat, it then becomes easier to lose weight. MCTs have a long list of other health benefits. As well as aiding weight loss and helping to burn fat, MCT’s increase a sense of satiety, boost metabolic rate, and help balance blood sugar. For this reason MCT’s are an included ingredient in Xndo meals, teas and coffees.