Celarity MCT Octane Powder
INDIVIDUAL PACKETS OF MCT OIL IN AN EASY-TO-MIX POWDER
Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are made
up of medium-chain fatty acids. goMCT® contains C8 and C10 MCTs, the most effective in converting to ketones, a potent alternative energy source for the brain and muscles. MCT Octane Powder is a new energy supplement by Celarity that offers the research-proven benefits in the areas of energy, focus and performance in a convenient, ready-to-use powder.
MCT Octane Powder optimizes ketone production, a less oxidative energy source. As a result, it fuels the body with healthy fats for natural and sustainable energy. MCT Octane Powder also contains acacia fiber, a prebiotic that aids in gut health. Together, the MCT and acacia fiber optimize the gut-brain axis. And with no additives or fake ingredients, Celarity MCT Oil Powder is the best low-carb powder to support your keto lifestyle. And our MCT powder is easier to take with you on the go than traditional MCT oils.
WHAT IS MCT OCTANE POWDER?
MCT Octane Powder is a pure MCT oil in an easy to mix powdered form that supports ketosis and naturally sustainable energy. MCT Octane Powder features goMCT ®, a patented medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) powder with high
caprylic acid and capric acid content (C8/C10). MCTs are absorbed intact, are not stored as body fat, are
excellent ketone body precursors, and provide a quick energy source without impacting insulin levels.
- Directly Used for Energy
- Excellent Ketone Body Precursor
- Supports Healthy Gut Biome
- High Caprylic acid (C8) and Capric Acid (C10) content
- Supports Healthy Body Weight & Body Composition
- Provides Cognitive Support
- May Enhance Athletic Performance
AT HOME OR ON THE GO...
- Ready-to-use Powder
- Easily Mixes with Hot or Cold Beverages
- Keto Powder Shakes
- Meal Replacement Shakes
- Functional Fat Shakes
WHAT ARE MCTs?
Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) are found in coconut oil, palm kernel oil, and dairy fat. MCTs differ from other triglycerides in that each fat molecule comprises only six to 12 carbons in length. Due to this structural uniqueness, MCTs are absorbed and utilized differently from long-chain triglycerides. They are relatively soluble in water and more readily hydrolyzed, which facilitates absorption. Once in the bloodstream, MCTs are transported through the portal system, bypassing adipose tissue. This route makes them less susceptible to hormone-sensitive lipase and deposition into adipose tissue stores. The liver metabolizes MCTs into ketones which can then be used as a quick fuel source alternative to glucose and does not appear to impact insulin levels. Furthermore, MCTs can permeate the mitochondria without the aid of enzymes.
Due to the collective significance of the benefits associated with MCTs, it has been suggested that MCTs may have a role to play in the management of healthy body weight, body composition, and exercise performance.[1,3-5] Although most of the clinical research has utilized the oil form of MCT, anecdotal feedback suggests that a powdered delivery form offers the same benefits as the oil but with better gut tolerability (or less GI distress) and is more convenient to the consumer. To convert the oil to a solid powder form, the MCT oil is spray-dried and micro-encapsulated with acacia fiber.
INGREDIENTS THAT WORK
To understand just how advanced our MCT Octane Powder is to traditional MCT oil on the market, let us breakdown the research and highlight the importance of the goMCT ® patented MCTs found within our product.
MCTs AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
Human studies utilizing a 3 g powdered dose of MCT are limited; however, the results of a 90-day study (2007) in moderately overweight
free-living type 2 diabetic subjects in urban China (N = 40) suggested that moderate consumption of MCTs might be linked to improved risk
factors in this population. The test group consumed 18 g/day of MCT oil; the controls were given corn oil. While the corn oil group had no
significant changes, the MCT group showed an across-time (0, 45, 90 days) reduction in body weight and waist circumference, an increase
in serum C-peptide concentration, a reduction in homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, and a decrease in serum cholesterol
concentration (P < .05, repeated measures). The MCT group also showed a reduction in daily caloric intake, a phenomenon similar to
that identified in a 1983 three-part rat study. In the study, diabetic rats that ingested MCTs reduced their food intake within two hours while
diabetic rats that consumed long-chain triglycerides in the form of corn oil reduced their caloric-intake in two to four hours.
A 2013 systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies on the effect of MCTs versus long-chain triacylglycerols (LCTs)
on body composition in adults (11 studies, five deemed not to have any bias) demonstrated that individuals who replaced dietary LCTs with
MCTs showed “significantly reduced body weight (WMD, -0.69 kg; 95% confidence interval [CI], -1.1 to -0.28; p = 0.001); body fat (-0.89 kg;
95% CI, -1.27 to -0.51; p < 0.001), and WC (waist circumference) (-1.78 cm; 95% CI, -2.4 to -1.1; P < 0.001).” However, the reviewers stated
that “overall quality of the evidence was low-to-moderate” and that “trials with a crossover design were responsible for the heterogeneity.”*
Research into the effect of MCTs has been ongoing since 2013. Though not having human subjects limits relevancy, a 2018 study (similar to
the 2007 human study noted prior) demonstrated a positive effect on serum lipids of MCTs combined with a controlled diet. This eight-week
study on streptozotocin-induced type 2 diabetes (T2DM) rats given a high-fat or a low-fat diet with either soybean oil or MCT oil showed that
MCT oil in conjunction with a high-fat diet lowered serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), non-esterified fatty acids, and liver
total cholesterol while it increased serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and the HDL-C/LDL-C ratio. In comparison to T2DM
rats fed a high-fat soybean oil diet, the rats on the low-fat MCT oil diet had lower body weight and reproductive white adipose tissue. Also,
compared to the T2DM rats given the low-fat soybean oil diet, the T2DM rats on the low-fat MCT oil diet showed higher hepatic acyl-CoA
oxidase activities (an enzyme key to peroxisomal beta-oxidation).
MCTs AND THE KETOGENIC DIET
MCTs have also been suggested to be a beneficial adjunct to a ketogenic diet because of their ability to convert to ketone bodies.
Concluding in a March 2018 published narrative review that the number and scope of studies related to the use of nutritional supplements
to induce ketosis and reduce symptoms associated with keto induction were inadequate, the same researchers performed a randomized,
double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (N = 28) in May 2018 to determine whether MCTs reduce time to nutritional ketosis. Secondarily, the
researchers wanted to see if MCTs reduce symptoms that commonly occur as the body transitions from a glucose-dominant fuel system
to reliance on ketones and whether mood is affected. Participants were randomized into two groups and received 30 mL/day of MCT or
sunflower oil for 20 days in conjunction with a ketogenic diet. Although differences between the MCT and sunflower oil groups failed to meet
significance (P = 0.30), mean time to nutritional ketosis was one day shorter in the MCT group. Compared to the control group, the MCT group had comparatively lower symptoms associated with ketoinduction
for some but not all days. The difference between groups
for mood was unclear.
MCTs AND BRAIN HEALTH
Animal and human studies have explored the potential role
of MCTs in increasing ketones and supporting brain health.
In a study of adults (N = 20) with cognitive impairment who
were given MCTs or placebo, significant increases in betahydroxybutyrate
(BHB)—one of the three primary ketone
bodies—were observed 90 minutes post-treatment when
recall tests were administered. In a 90-day, randomized,
double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study, subjects
(N = 152) with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease were given an
oral ketogenic MCT compound to determine if ketosis could affect
cognitive performance. Significantly elevated levels of BHB were
seen two hours after administration when compared to placebo.
Correspondingly, elevated BHB levels resulted in significant
differences in Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive
Subscale (ADAS-Cog) scores when compared to placebo.
MCTs AND EXERCISE
A 2018 study demonstrated increased mitochondrial biogenesis
and metabolism thereby improving exercise performance in mice.
Research on MCTs as fuel for exercise also continues to emerge. A
small study using recreational athletes as subjects (N = 8) suggested
that when consuming MCTs, blood lactate levels and rate of perceived
exertion during moderate-intensity exercise were significantly
reduced. Another small study suggested that endurance-trained
cyclists (N = 6) who consumed MCTs during moderate-intensity
exercise for two hours had significant improvements in timetrial
performances during subsequent high-intensity exercise.
Additional research in larger trials is necessary before any definitive
conclusions can be drawn related to the effects of MCTs on exercise
MCTs AND GUT HEALTH
NuVision Health Center’s MCT Octane Powder contains a patented
medium-chain triglyceride powder with a high caprylic and capric
acid content plus acacia fiber. This fiber acts as a prebiotic that
promotes changes in the composition and/or activity in the
gastrointestinal microflora. Acacia fiber resists digestion in the
small intestine; it is fermented by the gut microflora in the colon to
promote overall gut health. With the knowledge of the importance
of the role of gut-brain axis in health, this formula combines MCT
and acacia fiber to potentially optimize this axis.
Celarity Company Statement
Celarity MCT Octane Powder is a state of the art product that is pharmaceutical grade and only to be sold by licensed practitioners. Celarity prides itself on being on the forefront of innovation in the natural health and holistic healing field. Celarity also prides itself on working with innovative doctors who are disruptors in the health care field.
Count: 30 servings/packets
Suggested use: Mix the contents of one stick pack in 6-12 oz of water or beverage of
choice, or use as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Storage: Keep in cool, dry place out of reach of children.
Does not contain: Wheat, gluten, yeast, corn, soy, animal or dairy products, fish, shellfish,
peanuts, tree nut protein, egg, ingredients derived from genetically
modified organisms (GMOs), artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or
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