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"Dare to be different."

This is one of our mottos and guiding principles at Birota Foods. You may be thinking to yourself that we are just another company that makes sugary, processed hot cocoa and fake creamer.

Not so fast! Both of our great tasting products, Smart Cocoa and Smart Coconut Creamer, are sourced with the highest quality, functional ingredients that support optimal health, fitness and athletic performance. No sugars. No preservatives. No junk.

One of these ingredients is extremely special and what truly separates our Smart Cocoa and Smart Coconut Creamer from anything else on the market. This very special ingredient is Caprylic Acid Powder.

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About Caprylic Acid Powder

Medium chain triglycerides (MCT's) are powerful fats that have great benefits for the mind and body. Most MCT's do not behave the same as normal (long chain) fats. MCT’s are converted to ketones very quickly and efficiently. Ketones are substances created when the body breaks down fat for energy and are ideal forms of energy for the mitochondria (where energy production happens). Ketones produce fewer free radicals than do sugars and can cross the blood brain barrier to provide instant energy for the brain.

There are four different triglycerides in the MCT family with differing number of carbon (C) molecules: C6, C8, C10 and C12. This is important to know because Caprylic acid (C8) is superior in raising ketones, providing energy to the brain and muscles and improving the body’s ability to use fat more efficiently as energy.

The best part is that you do not have to already be in nutritional ketosis or be following a ketogenic diet to reap the benefits of enhanced fat burning. Consuming caprylic acid raises ketones and helps your body burn more fat no matter what type of diet you follow.*


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Physical and cognitive benefits

We use goMCT® caprylic acid powder in our products because it fuels the body and the brain with healthy fats for natural and sustained energy without a blood sugar crash later. Caprylic acid has been shown to have positive effects on cognitive performance and in neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and dementia.

Caprylic acid powder is great to use on a daily basis because it will help you feel more alert and focused. It will help increase overall energy and well-being, aid in weight loss and body composition goals and improve athletic performance.*

It doesn't matter if you are an athlete, busy professional, student or a parent. Using our products with caprylic acid on a daily basis will help you improve your health and athletic performance.*


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Powder is the best

The powder form of caprylic acid has a number of advantages over the oil form. Specifically, the powder is great for baking, is easy to travel with and is smoother on the digestive system.

The caprylic acid powder we use is the absolute best on the market. Not all MCT's are created equal. Many inferior MCT products will add as much as 50% of C12 in their mix. Remember, the number of carbon molecules in MCT's matter. While technically a MCT, C12 responds in the body like a long chain fat and does not reap the benefits of the other MCT's. And you know what? It does not raise ketone levels so it will not actually help the body burn more fat, just store it.* And that is certainly not what you want!

Caprylic acid, C8, is superior. That is why we use it in our products. Ingredients matter.

Common MCT powders will also use maltodextrin or milk based substances as binders. Not our caprylic acid powder! Ours uses 4.5 grams of pre-biotic acacia fiber to help improve gut health. The gut microbiome is very important in promoting optimal health and supporting athletic performance and the acacia fiber found in our capyrlic acid powder will support a healthy gut.*

At the end of the day, be confident that the caprylic acid powder in our Smart Cocoa and Smart Coconut Creamer, along with our other top notch ingredients, will support your health, microbiome and athletic performance much better than any other cocoa or creamer product on the market!*