Recent Advances in Nutritional Sciences
Physiological Effects of Medium-
the liver for rapid oxidation (1). LCT, however, are transportedvia chylomicrons into the lymphatic system, allowing for exten- Chain Triglycerides: Potential
sive uptake into adipose tissue. Therefore, it has been hypothe- Agents in the Prevention
sized that the rapid metabolism of MCT may increase energyexpenditure (EE), decrease their deposition into adipose tissue of Obesity1
and result in faster satiety. The objective of the present article isto review literature concerning the effects of MCT on EE, fat Marie-Pierre St-Onge and Peter J. H. Jones2
deposition and food intake as a means to establish the potentialefficacy of MCT in the prevention of obesity in humans.
School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University,Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada, H9X 3V9 Effect of MCT on Energy Expenditure. Animal trials
studying the effects of MCT vs. LCT consumption on lipid
Medium chain fatty acids (MCFA) are readily
and energy metabolism have shown that body weight (BW) is oxidized in the liver. Animal and human studies have shown
reduced with MCT consumption compared with LCT con- that the fast rate of oxidation of MCFA leads to greater
sumption and that feed efficiency is thus reduced (9 –11). In a energy expenditure (EE). Most animal studies have also
study in which rats infused with MCT gained one third of the demonstrated that the greater EE with MCFA relative to
weight gained by those infused with LCT, Lasekan et al. (9) long-chain fatty acids (LCFA) results in less body weight
concluded that replacing LCT with MCT over long periods gain and decreased size of fat depots after several months
could produce weight loss without decreasing energy intakes.
of consumption. Furthermore, both animal and human trials
Human studies have mainly compared the effects of MCT suggest a greater satiating effect of medium-chain triglyc-
vs. LCT in single-meal or single-day experiments. Scalfi et al.
erides (MCT) compared with long-chain triglycerides (LCT).
(3) evaluated the effects of a single mixed meal containing The aim of this review is to evaluate existing data describ-
MCT on postprandial thermogenesis and examined possible ing the effects of MCT on EE and satiety and determine
differences in the thermic response between lean and obese their potential efficacy as agents in the treatment of human
men. Subjects consumed a meal containing 15% of energy obesity. Animal studies are summarized and human trials
from protein, 55% from carbohydrate and 30% from fat, in the more systematically evaluated because the primary focus
form of corn oil (CO) and animal fat or MCT oil (56% of this article is to examine the effects of MCT on human
octanoate, 40% decanoate) in random order. Energy expendi- energy metabolism and satiety. Hormones including
ture measurements were conducted before and for 6 h after cholescytokinin, peptide YY, gastric inhibitory peptide,
consumption of the meal. Total EE was 48 and 65% greater in neurotensin and pancreatic polypeptide have been pro-
posed to be involved in the mechanism by which MCT may
lean and obese individuals, respectively, after MCT compared induce satiety; however, the exact mechanisms have not
with LCT consumption. Similar results were obtained by been established. From the literature reviewed, we con-
Seaton et al. (4) comparing the effects of MCT or CO on EE clude that MCT increase energy expenditure, may result in
after a single meal. Energy expenditure peaked at 16% above faster satiety and facilitate weight control when included in
baseline after MCT consumption compared with 5% for CO.
the diet as a replacement for fats containing LCT.
Dulloo et al. (5) investigated the thermogenic effects of 132: 329 –332, 2002.
low-to-moderate amounts of MCT consumption in healthy adult men. Subjects were required to spend 24 h in a respira- KEY WORDS: ● medium-chain triglycerides ● tory chamber on four separate occasions; during that time, diets differed in the ratio of MCT:LCT (0:30, 5:25, 15:15,30:0) provided as added fat. The diet was given at a level 1.4times energy requirements and the 30 g of added fat was Fats varying in fatty acid chain lengths are metabolized differ- distributed evenly across all meals. The authors found that EE ently (1– 8). Medium-chain triglycerides (MCT),3 containing between 0800 and 2300 h increased by 45, 135 and 265 kJ 6 –12 carbon fatty acids, differ from long-chain triglycerides with 5, 15 and 30 g of MCT in the diet, respectively. Mean (LCT), which have fatty acids of Ͼ 12 carbons, in that they are 24-h EE also increased by 162 and 475 kJ with 15 and 30 g of absorbed directly into the portal circulation and transported to MCT in added fat, respectively. Thus, the greater effects ofMCT than LCT on EE are evident not only in the few hoursafter the meal but for a much longer time.
1 Manuscript received 16 October. Revision accepted 18 December 2001.
Most results (3–5) from single-day experiments indicated that 2 To whom correspondence should be addressed.
replacing LCT for MCT in the diet could produce weight loss after prolonged consumption. However, when Flatt et al. (6) Abbreviations used: BW, body weight; CCK, cholecystokinin; CO, corn oil; DVZ, Devazepide; EE, energy expenditure; FO, fish oil; GIP, gastric inhibitory compared diets rich in MCT, LCT and low in fat, they concluded peptide; LCFA, long-chain fatty acids; LCT, long-chain triglycerides; MCFA, me- that a low fat diet was more prudent when aiming for weight loss.
dium-chain fatty acids; MCT, medium-chain triglycerides; PYY, peptide YY; However, MCT consumption resulted in greater EE at several SCFA, short-chain fatty acids; SCT, short-chain triglycerides; TEF, thermic effectof food; TG, triglycerides.
time points compared with the low fat diet.
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Few trials have been conducted over longer periods. One of contrast, data from White et al. (8), who studied women, those studies examined energy balance during the overfeeding of found differences in EE of 138 kJ/d between MCT and LCT liquid formula diets containing MCT (61% octanoate, 32% de- consumption. Our own work with overweight women also canoate) or LCT (32% oleate, 51% linoleate) for 7 d (7). EE was revealed a difference in EE of ϳ188 kJ/d (18). From these measured on d 1 and 6 for 10–15 min every 30 min for 6 h after preliminary data, it appears that women respond less readily to meal consumption. The thermic effect of food (TEF) was iden- tified as 8% of ingested energy after MCT consumption comparedwith 5.8% after LCT consumption on d 1. After 6 d, TEF was 12 Effect of MCT on Food Intake and Satiety. Animal
and 6.6% of ingested energy with MCT and LCT consumption, studies. Lower weight gain and decreased fat depot size with
respectively, indicating that the difference in EE between MCT MCT feeding compared with LCT feeding in animals have and LCT persists even after a week of overfeeding.
been attributed to two different effects of MCT, i.e., increased The study of longest duration (14 d) published to date (8) EE and decreased food intake. Satiety may also be affected by sought to determine whether fatty acid chain length influ- fatty acid chain length of dietary fat. Bray et al. (19) observed enced EE and substrate oxidation in women. Subjects con- greater feed intake when LCT were included in the diets of the sumed a controlled, weight maintenance diet containing 40% rats compared with diets containing MCT. After 80 d of of energy as fat, either in the form of butter and coconut oil consuming diets containing 60% of energy from CO, MCT or (MCT; 38.9% of fatty acids contained chains with Ͻ16 car- a mixture of the two, rats fed the CO and the CO-MCT diets bons) or beef tallow. Energy expenditure was measured before had a higher BW than those fed the MCT diet alone. Rats fed and for 5.5 h after breakfast. Postprandial total EE after MCT the MCT diet consumed less energy, and the authors con- consumption was greater than after LCT consumption on d 7 cluded that ␤-hydroxybutyrate may play a role in the differ- but not d 14. The authors concluded that the effects of MCT ence in food intake between MCT- and CO-fed rats.
Given these results, Maggio and Koopmans (20), in 1982, All animal studies (9 –11) and most human studies (3– conducted a study to clarify the origin and the nature of the 5,7,8) have shown that MCT consumption increases EE com- signals that terminate short-term food intake of mixed meals pared with a meal containing LCT. Investigators who found containing triglycerides (TG) with fatty acids of different the greatest differences also concluded that MCT could be chain lengths. Sprague-Dawley rats were intubated intragas- used in the treatment or prevention of human obesity (3–5).
trically and given free access to a liquid diet containing 21% However, the studies conducted to date have been short, of energy as fat. The TG infusions consisted of 70% TG ranging from a single meal (3– 6) to several days (7,8).
(tributyrin, tricaprylin or triolein in different concentrations) Whether effects of MCT on EE and RQ are long lasting and and 30% carbohydrate. Shifting chain length from medium to result in actual measurable and sustainable changes in body long did not differentially affect food intake when the infu- composition of humans remain to be established.
sions were equicaloric. Therefore, the authors concluded that satiety may be related to the amount of energy ingested rather Effect of MCT on Fat Deposition. Given that feed effi-
than to the physical characteristics of the specific nutrients.
ciency studies in animals and energetic studies in humans This was in contrast to results obtained by Denbow et al. (21) indicate enhanced EE after MCT consumption (3–11), addi- who infused intrahepatically or intubated intragastrically tional work has examined whether increased EE translates into white leghorn cockerels with isoenergetic quantities of tribu- decreased fat mass. In animals consuming MCT, BW were tyrate, tridecanoate or trioleate and measured feed consump- lower, fat depots smaller (12–15) and adipocyte size smaller tion. Feed consumption with SCT and MCT infusion was (12,13) with MCT compared with LCT consumption. These suppressed within 1 h after intrahepatic infusion until 180 results led the authors to conclude that MCT could potentially min. However, when infusions were given intragastrically, prevent (13) or control (15) obesity in humans. However, only SCT decreased feed intake. The authors concluded that MCT consumption was not observed by Hill et al. (16) to these results reflect the relatively rapid rate of digestion and cause greater weight loss than lard, CO or fish oil (FO). Body absorption of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA) from the gut adipose tissue during the first 3 mo was not different among along with oxidation of SCFA by the liver.
groups but after 6 mo, the group fed FO had less body fat than Furuse et al. (22) also investigated the effects of two dif- all other groups. Although both FO and MCT feeding resulted ferent levels of MCT on feed intake in rats. They further in small fat cells, only FO feeding was associated with inhibi- examined the capacity of endogenous cholecystokinin (CCK) to modulate feed intake with MCT. Feed intake of male Only one study evaluated the ability of MCT to facilitate Wistar rats fed diets containing CO, MCT or a 1:1 mixture of weight reduction in humans (17). Obese women (n ϭ 16) CO and MCT was determined every hour for 12 h and then at consumed MCT (58% octanoate, 22% decanoate) or LCT 2-h intervals for the following 12 h. In a separate trial, Devaz- (soy oil) in random order for either 4 wk if they were inpa- epide (DVZ), a CCK-A receptor antagonist, was injected tients or 12 wk if they were outpatients, at a level of 191 kJ/d.
intraperitoneally 40 min before feeding and feed intake was There were no differences in weight loss or rate of weight loss measured at 1, 2, 3 and 6 h postinjection. Feed intake de- between diet treatments. A liquid diet containing 24% of creased in a dose-dependent manner with increased concen- energy as MCT failed to increase the rate of weight loss tration of MCT in the diet and was enhanced 2 h after DVZ compared with LCT. This lack of agreement with animal trials injection. After 3 h, intake of the MCT diet was less than that and EE experiments may have been due to the low fat content of the CO diet. The authors thus concluded that satiety is of the diets (1.5 g of total fat/d, of which 1.2 g was treatment affected by carbon chain length in dietary TG sources.
fat) or to gender differences in the effects of MCT. Differencesdetected in EE with MCT and LCT consumption are consid- Effect of MCT on Food Intake and Satiety.
erably greater in males than females. When data are extrapo- studies. If MCT consumption enhances satiety and decreases
lated from trials conducted in men (3–5,7), average EE was food intake in animals, an equivalent response might be ex- ϳ460 kJ/d greater with MCT than with LCT consumption, pected in humans. Stubbs and Harbron (23) examined with a peak difference between treatments of 669 kJ/d (7). In whether the effects of ingesting MCT can limit the hyperpha- MEDIUM-CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES AND WEIGHT MAINTENANCE gia associated with high fat, energy-dense diets in humans. Six inhibits gastric acid secretion in humans, is involved in the men participated in a three-phase inpatient trial in which they enterogastrone effect of MCFA. These investigators had pre- had free access to experimental high fat foods (61.5% of viously observed that infusions of MCFA suppressed gastrin- energy as fat) for 14 d. Each experimental phase differed in the stimulated gastric acid secretion without the involvement of amount of MCT included in the diet, i.e., low, medium or high CCK (28). Men (n ϭ 14) were intraduodenally infused for MCT content with 20, 31 and 40%, respectively, of total 2.5 h with MCFA (56% octanoate, 43% decanoate), LCFA energy as MCT. Subjects consumed 15.1 and 17.6 MJ less with (CO) or saline in random order. The energy loads differed the diet containing the most MCT compared with the diets between MCFA and LCFA infusions, with the former provid- containing the low and medium amounts of MCT, respec- ing a load of 11.6 kJ/min and the latter providing a load of 22.7 tively, over the 14-d period. Body weights during consumption kJ/min. Both infusions increased plasma levels of PYY; how- of the low and medium MCT diets increased by 0.45 and 0.41 ever, LCFA resulted in a greater increase than MCFA infusion kg, respectively, and decreased by 0.03 kg with the high MCT (10.3 vs. 2.8 pmol/L). LCFA inhibited gastrin-stimulated gas- content diet. Food and energy intakes were thus suppressed tric acid secretion by 4.1 mmol/15 min compared with 2.7 when two thirds of the fat content of a high fat diet was mmol/15 min for MCFA. PYY is therefore involved in the derived from MCT, but BW were not affected.
enterogastrone effect of MCFA; however, MCFA are less Another clinical trial (24) was designed to establish the potent at inducing PYY release than LCFA. Greater induction influence of chain length and degree of saturation on food of PYY release by LCFA may be due to CCK discharge by intake in normal-weight men. Breakfasts differing in the na- LCFA because CCK has been shown to stimulate PYY secre- ture of the fat, i.e., olive oil, lard, MCT or a fat substitute, were tion. Other hormones may therefore be involved in the mech- served and food intakes at lunch and dinner were measured.
anism by which MCFA inhibit gastric acid secretion. How- Energy intake at lunch was lower after the MCT-containing ever, except for GIP, which is not released in response to breakfast than after all other breakfasts (3100 vs. 3715 kJ with the fat substitute, 3278 kJ with olive oil and 3798 kJ with lard) Recently, Feinle et al. (29) investigated the ability of TG but there were no differences in food consumption at dinner.
with fatty acids of varying chain lengths to induce gastroin- testinal sensations and symptoms. Five different infusions were Hormones Iinvolved in the Satiating Effect of MCT
studied as follows: LCT (soybean oil), MCT, soy lecithin, and LCT. Clinical trials (23,24) have shown that MCT
Orlistat and sucrose polyester. LCT and MCT both increased consumption can lead to lower energy intakes but have not gastric volume, with LCT causing the greater increase. All explored the underlying mechanism. More recently, research infusions resulted in increased feelings of fullness, bloating and has focused on specific hormones that may be involved in the nausea, and decreased hunger but effects were most pro- satiating effect of MCT. McLaughlin et al. (25) examined the nounced with the LCT infusion. The authors concluded that relationship among fatty acid chain length, CCK secretion, the mechanism of action of fat in the generation of gastroin- and proximal and distal gastric motor function. Healthy vol- testinal symptoms required digestion of TG. Furthermore, be- n ϭ 15) were studied for their response to a control cause MCT do not release CCK, but do affect sensations of meal and orogastric infusion of 250 mL of a 0.05 mol/L fatty fullness, bloating and nausea, CCK-dependent and CCK-in- acid emulsion. Fatty acid emulsions containing fatty acids of dependent mechanisms must be involved.
11 carbon chains and less did not increase plasma CCK con- In humans, MCFA do not stimulate CCK secretion. There- centrations compared with the vehicle, whereas long-chain fore, CCK must not be the hormone responsible for their fatty acids (LCFA) did. This study showed that the human satiating effect (25–29). Although MCT have been shown to proximal gut differentiates between fatty acid molecules; how- induce satiety and to stimulate hormone secretion, no single ever, it does not support the role of CCK in mediating the hormone has been found to be strongly secreted due to MCT digestion. PYY has been found to be secreted in response to Several other studies have also reported that MCT do not MCFA, yet it is still more potently secreted in response to stimulate CCK secretion in humans (26 –28), and trials have attempted to establish which hormone is responsible for theobserved effects of MCT on food intake. Barbera et al. (26) Potential Benefits to Consumption of MCT on Body
compared effects of MCT and LCT on sensations of satiety, Weight. There is evidence to suggest that short-term con-
gastric tone, gastric inhibitory peptide (GIP), pancreatic sumption of MCT increases EE in humans (3–5,7,8) and polypeptide and CCK. Subjects (n ϭ 9) were infused with results in decreased fat cell size and body weight accretion in saline, LCFA (mainly oleate and linoleate) or MCFA (octano- animals (12–16,19). Human studies have shown that replacing ate and decanoate) on three separate occasions in random dietary LCT with MCT increases daily energy expenditure order. LCFA infusion resulted in a greater rise in satiation from 100 (6) to 669 kJ (7) in men and 138 kJ/d (8) in women.
than MCFA, but there was no difference between the two fats Studies examining the satiating effect of fats of different chain on the perception of fullness and bloating. The rise in gastric lengths found that energy intake was ϳ1070 kJ lower when volume was also greater with LCFA infusion than MCFA meals contained MCT than when they contained LCT as the infusion. Similarly, LCFA increased baseline levels of plasma fat source (23). Van Wymelbeke et al. (24) found that intakes CCK, GIP, neurotensin and pancreatic polypeptide compared were 175– 698 kJ lower, depending on the chain saturation of with saline, whereas MCFA infusion did not. The authors thus the LCT, at the subsequent meal when MCT were substituted concluded that MCFA induce gastric relaxation without in- for LCT. Therefore, in the most optimistic scenario in which creasing satiation or plasma levels of gut hormones. However, EE would be increased by 669 kJ/d (7) and intakes decreased because Stubbs and Harbron (23) and Van Wymelbeke (24) by 698 kJ/d (23), a weight gain of 1.35 kg/mo could be avoided have shown lower food intakes with diets rich in MCT, it is by replacing LCT with MCT in the diet. On the other hand, likely that other factors play a role in regulating energy bal- the least optimistic scenario would give an increase in daily EE of 100 kJ (6) and decreased daily food intake of 350 kJ/d (2 Maas et al. (27) examined effects of MCFA and LCFA on subsequent meals, each less by 175 kJ) (24). In this case, a peptide YY (PYY) release to determine whether PYY, which weight gain of 0.45 kg/mo would be avoided (Fig. 1). If we
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