She was given medication to reduce vomiting and stop her body absorbing theobromine
and caffeine are compounds found in chocolate, and many sugar-free or sugar substitute products contain xylitol.
In this findings, caffeine and theobromine
were the major compounds in cocoa as supported by Maleyki and Ismail (2008).
(3, 7-dimethylxanthine), a white crystalline powder, is an alkaloid readily available in cocoa (240mg/cup) and chocolate (1.
and caffeine existing in tea are among the type of methylxanthines that are found in almost all types of teas.
Anagha Chem Pvt Ltd is coming up with Theobromine
Manufacturing unit project at Bharuch, Gujarat.
The rich, highly concentrated cup of hot chocolate--almost with undetectable sugar content because of its high theobromine
and thickened by egg yolks--showed the character of a good Filipino chocolate.
Foods which cause illness in animals include grapes, raisins and sultanas, which can cause kidney failure, and chocolate, which contains theobromine
and can cause fits, comas and heart failure, the charity said.
Chocolate is poisonous because it contains the methylxanthine theobromine
, which is similar to caffeine and is used medicinally as a diuretic, heart stimulant, blood vessel dilator and a muscle relaxant.
About 300 people with a persistent cough are taking part in a clinical trial at 13 National Health Service hospitals in the UK where they are being given the naturally occurring chemical theobromine
, derived from the raw ingredient of chocolate, twice a day for 14 days.
COMPOUND dog food made in Spain under the brand names Megazookit and Vitcan Total Actividad has more concentrated amounts of theobromine
and caffeine than allowed in dog food.
Effect of cocoa and theobromine
consumption on serum HDL-cholesterol concentrations: a randomized controlled trial.