Fatty acids are important sources of fuel because, when metabolized, they yield large quantities of ATP. Many cell types can use fatty acids for this purpose. In particular, heart and skeletal muscle prefer fatty acids, also the brain can use fatty acids as a source of fuel.
MCT fats are wholly metabolised by the liver with energy release, without a tendency to their accumulation in the body in the form of adipose tissue.
The "universal" antioxidant as its commonly referred to, Alpha Lipoic Acid (or ALA) remains one of the most widely used and trusted free radical fighters to date. Recommended especially for persons at risk of atherosclerosis, diabetes, heart and liver diseases, obese persons, cigarette smokers, elderly persons, and athletes for adipose tissue reduction and improvement of strength, structure, and endurance of muscles.