Ingredient Spotlight: Theobromine

Theobromine is a supplement ingredient that also happens to be found in food.  What food? Chocolate!  That’s right, an ingredient that is sometimes used in products such as diet pills is a naturally occurring substance in the cocoa plant. What is Theobromine? Theobromine is a bitter alkaloid found in the cocoa itself.  It is sometimes listed in ingredients lists as graine de cacao, theobroma, Theobroma sativum, theobroma cacao, cocoa oleum, 3,7-dihydro-3,7-dimethyl-1h-purine-2 6-dione....