MCT oil is short for Medium-Chain Triglyceride oil. It is a type of fatty acid abundant in coconut oil as well as a few other fat sources. You can consume MCT oil by eating these oils or purchase MCT oil extracted from these sources. MCT oil is an easy-to-digest fat that is easily used by the body as energy. Consuming MCTs are associated with many health benefits including supporting weight loss, increased energy, improved mood, heart health and benefiting digestion and nutrient absorption.