Estudios y artículos sobre los efectos del Aceite de Coco, los Ácidos Grasos de cadena media (MCFA) y otros productos asociados para el control del peso:
Utilidad y controversias del consumo de ácidos grasos de cadena media sobre el metabolismo lipoproteico y obesidad, S.G. Sáyago-Ayerdi, M.P. Vaquero, A. Shultz-Moreira, S. Bastida y F.J. Sánchez-Muniz, Nutr. Hosp. 2008
Medium-and long-chain triacylglycerols reduce body fat and blood triacylglycerols in hypertriacylglycerolemic, overweight but not obese, Chinese individuals. Lipids. 2010 2010 Jun;45(6):501-10. Epub 2010 May 15. Epub 2010 15 de mayo.
Medium-chain fatty acids: functional lipids for the prevention and treatment of the metabolic syndrome. Pharmacol Res. 2010 Mar;61(3):208-12. Epub 2009 Nov 30.
A good response to oil with medium- and long-chain fatty acids in body fat and blood lipid profiles of male hypertriglyceridemic subjects. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2009;18(3):351-8.
Decrease of food intake in rats after ingestion of medium-chain triacylglycerol. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2009;55(5):423-7.
Medium-and long-chain fatty acid triacylglycerol reduce body fat and serum triglyceride in overweight and hypertriglyceridemic subjects. Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2009 Sep;43(9):765-71.
Changes of neuropeptide Y and leptin levels in rat fed with medium-chain triacylglycerides. Wei Sheng Yan Jiu. 2009 Sep;38(5):538-41.
Effects of dietary coconut oil on the biochemical and anthropometric profiles of women presenting abdominal obesity. Lipids. 2009; Jul;44(7):593-601; Epub 2009 May 13
The application of medium-chain fatty acids: edible oil with a suppressing effect on body fat accumulation. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008;17 Suppl 1:320-3.
Usefulness and controversial issues of middle-chain fatty acids consumption on lipid-protein metabolism and obesity. Nutr Hosp. Nutr Hosp. 2008 May-Jun;23(3):191-202.
Combined intervention of medium-chain triacylglycerol diet and exercise reduces body fat mass and enhances energy expenditure in rats. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokio). 2008 Apr;54(2):136-41.
Weight-loss diet that includes consumption of medium-chain triacylglycerol oil leads to a greater rate of weight and fat mass loss than does olive oil. Am J Clin Nutr. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 2008 Mar;87(3):621-6.
The effect of virgin coconut oil on weight and lipid profile among overweight, healthy individuals. Philipp J Intern Med. 2008 Jan-Feb 46(1):35-44.
Dietary medium- and long-chain triacylglycerols accelerate diet-induced thermogenesis in humans. los seres humanos. J Oleo Sci. 2007;56(6):283-7.
Effects of dietary medium-chain triglyceride on weight loss and insulin sensitivity in a group of moderately overweight free-living type 2 diabetic Chinese subjects. Metabolismo. 2007 Jul;56(7):985-91.
Effects of medium-chain fatty acid on weight gain and lipids metabolism in obese rats. Wei Sheng Yan Jiu. 2006 Mar;35(2):187-90.
Dietary fats, teas, dairy, and nuts: potential functional foods for weight control ? Am J Clin Nutr. Nutr. 2005 Jan;81(1):7-15.
Effect of dietary medium- and long-chain triacylglycerols (MLCT) on accumulation of body fat in healthy humans. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003;12(2):151-60.
Greater rise in fat oxidation with medium-chain triglyceride consumption relative to long-chain triglyceride is associated with lower initial body weight and greater loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2003 Dec;27(12):1565-71
Short term effects of dietary medium-chain fatty acids and n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on the fat metabolism of healthy volunteers. Lipids Health Dis. Los lípidos de la Salud DIS. 2003 Nov 17;2:10.
Octanoate Inhibits Triglyceride Synthesis in 3T3-L1 and Human Adipocytes. The American Society for Nutritional Sciences J. Nutr. 133:2512-2518, August 2003
Medium-chain triglycerides increase energy expenditure and decrease adiposity in overweight men. Obes Res. 2003 Mar;11(3):395-402. 2003 Mar; 11 (3) :395-402.
Consumption of an oil composed of medium chain triacyglycerols, phytosterols, and N-3 fatty acids improves cardiovascular risk profile in overweight women. Metabolism. Metabolismo. 2003 2003 Jun;52(6):771-7.
Medium- versus long-chain triglycerides for 27 days increases fat oxidation and energy expenditure without resulting in changes in body composition in overweight women. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2003 Jan;27(1):95-102.
Physiological effects of medium-chain triglycerides: potential agents in the prevention of obesity. J Nutr. J Nutr. 2002 Mar;132(3):329-32.
Value of VLCD supplementation with medium chain triglycerides. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. Disorders. 2001 Sep;25(9):1393-400.
Dietary medium-chain triacylglycerols suppress accumulation of body fat in a double-blind, controlled trial in healthy men and women. J Nutr. J Nutr. 2001 Nov;131(11):2853-9.
Effects of medium-chain fatty acids on body composition and protein metabolism in overweight rats. J Physiol Biochem. 2000 Dec;56(4):337-46.
Endogenous fat oxidation during medium chain versus long chain triglyceride feeding in healthy women. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2000 Sep;24(9):1158-66.
Effects of medium-chain fatty acids on body composition and protein metabolism in overweight rats. J Physiol Biochem 2000;56:337-346.
Medium chain fatty acid metabolism and energy expenditure: obesity treatment implications. Life Sci. 1998;62(14):1203-15.
Covert manipulation of the ratio of medium- to long-chain triglycerides in isoenergetically dense diets: effect on food intake in ad libitum feeding men. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1996 May;20(5):435-44.
The role of oils containing triacylglycerols and medium-chain fatty acids in the dietary treatment of obesity. The effect on resting energy expenditure and serum lipids. Cas Lek Cesk 1994;133:373-375.
The role of oils containing triacylglycerols and medium-chain fatty acids in the dietary treatment of obesity. The effect on resting energy expenditure and serum lipids. Cas Lek Cesk. 1994 Jun 13;133(12):373-5.
Hypocaloric feeding in obese women: metabolic effects of medium-chain triglyceride substitution. sustitución. Am J Clin Nutr. Am J Clin Nutr. 1989 Feb;49(2):326-30.
Medium chain triglyceride in early life: effects on growth of adipose tissue. Lipids. 1987 1987 Jun;22(6):429-34.
Medium-chain triglyceride diet and obesity. Int J Obes. Int J Obes. 1984;8(2):191-2.
Overfeeding with medium-chain triglyceride diet results in diminished deposition of fat. Am Soy J Clin Nutr. 1983 Jan;37(1):1-4.
Enhanced thermogenesis and diminished deposition of fat in response to overfeeding with diet containing medium chain triglyceride. Am J Clin Nutr. Am J Clin Nutr. 1982 Apr;35(4):678-82.
Metabolic aspects of the use of medium chain triglycerides in the treatment of obesity. Ernahrungswiss Suppl 1972;13:116-124.
An Open-Label Pilot Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Virgin Coconut Oil in Reducing Visceral Adiposity