Ingredient Spotlight: Caffeine

If there’s one ingredient that has received considerable attention as a part of diet pill formulas both by product makers and researchers, it’s caffeine.  This stimulant is the same substance found in everyday foods and drinks like coffee, tea, and even chocolate.  It’s the substance in those foods that leaves us feeling energized, focused, and alert. Other Names for Caffeine As a diet pill ingredient, this substance may be listed under any of several names.  This depends on the product manufacturer’s preference or the specific form it takes (such as a powder, etc).  You may see names such as the following to represent this one ingredient: