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Podcast Ep23: Spotlight on MCT Oil & Fueling for Marathons!

Burn It Nutrition Podcast

MCT Oil – Everything from the science to best sources! & Fueling for Endurance training like Marathons! 


 Show notes for Episode #23

To end this show we place the spotlight on MCT oil, by going into its history, the science and ways to find the best sources of this powerful fat sources and we bring in one of the leading minds in this field and that is Dr. Alvin Berger.

But we start the show by learning how fat adapted athletes are breaking records and showing the world the power of healthy fats!

Cover what the science says is the optimal way to fuel for endurance events like marathons while keeping health and performance as a priority.

I hope you enjoy the show!!

The Burn it Nutrition Podcast is a show focused on health and fitness with the use of sound and stories to help illustrate the message. We want to help spark body transformations with the use of strategic methods for weight loss. This podcast will be releasing fun and interesting shows, that will be informative and motivational to help you reach your goals!

The show is hosted by Joseph Navarro, who went through his own transformation, Losing 60lbs of pure fat in 7 Months. Tune in and brace yourself for it’s time to let it Burn!!

Timed Stamp Show Notes

00:20= Intro

04:35 = Fuel your engine to endure!

08:55 = A flashback to the moment that triggered my transformation

14:48 = The drawbacks of a high carb method of fueling

19:29 = Fat adapted Ultra Marathon Runners

29:03 = We place the spotlight on MCTs (Medium Chain Triglycerides)

38:44 = Dr. Alvin Berger helps us further understand MCTs

1:11:00 = Recipe for the day! Different ways to take in MCT oil

1:12:16 = Closing thoughts
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 Resources & References for this Episode:

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  • Dias, V. C., Fung, E., Snyder, F. F., Carter, R. J., & Parsons, H. G. (1990). Effects of medium-chain triglyceride feeding on energy balance in adult humans. Metabolism, 39(9), 887-891.