R-BDO is a non-sugar energy source. It’s used in energy and sports drinks, bars, and gels as a dietary health ingredient.

R-BDO’s consumption has been shown to improve athletic performance, and it can play a role in weight management. R-BDO is under several clinical trials for its therapeutic effects including as an anti-diabetic and an anti-obesity treatment.

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The Molecule

1,3-butanediol, Natural
CAS Number 107-88-0
Formula weight 90.12 g/mol

R-BDO Molecule

If you are an athlete, fitness conscious, or always worried about your calorie intake, R-BDO is the right product to serve your needs.


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Sports and energy drinks


Nutrient bars

Nutrient bars and snack packs


Keto diet

Ketone diet meals


Sugar free cookies

Sugar free confectionary


Colourful beverages

Ingredient for consumer beverages


Beer bottles

Alternative to alcohol



  • Animal-free
  • Plant-based
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • Natural
  • Vegan

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