Fats are made up of chains of carbon atoms, and most of the fats in a person’s diet are made up of 13 to 21 of these atoms. These are called long-chain fatty acids. Fats are made up of chains of carbon atoms, with long-chain fatty acids composed of 12-21 carbon atoms and short-chain fatty acids being 6 or fewer. MCTs are medium-chain triglycerides, sitting right in the middle. Found in coconut oil, MCTs are uniquely digested into easily accessible energy or ketones. The beneficial effects range from energy to brain and memory support and when added to mud, we feel like it supercharges not only the taste, but the function.