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Theobromine

Theobromine: C7H8N4O2 Theobromine is very similar to caffeine but has two less hydrogen atoms. Theobromine is the substance in chocolate that can be toxic to animals. It also has a bitter taste, and is found in higher quantities in dark chocolate than milk chocolate. Theobromine increases excretion of water from bodies, relaxes, and stimulates. There is no evidence of the relationship between the structure and functions. Theobromine is an alkaloid belonging to the methylxanthine group. It...

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Informative Speech Outline

effect of chocolate on humans are a matter of dispute, there is less debate over its effect on pets. It is widely believed that chocolate can be dangerous to animal such as parrots and dogs. The danger is believed to be caused by a stimulant called theobromine. This means that, whether humans eat chocolate for the potentially positive effectors pleasure, they should not share with animal. NOW THAT YOU UNDERSTAND FULL SPECIFICATION ABOUT CHOCOLATE Finally, for my experience chocolate is good for or health...

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Milk chocolate or Dark Chocolate

help maintain cardiovascular health. High antioxidants help and even prevent cancers. Dark chocolate is considered to reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol as much as 10%. It also stimulates the production of endorphins and serotonin, contains caffeine, theobromine and other stimulants. Like milk chocolate, dark chocolate is very popular, though mostly among older groups and it also has many health benefits. As comparing both milk chocolate and dark chocolate one finds that both are beneficial and helpful...

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Research Paper on Chocolate

experiencing. This is done thru the opiod system of the brain (Wallenstein 82). ! As well as sugar, chocolate contains theobromine and phenylethyamine. Theobromine is a mild natural stimulant that is molecularly similar to caffeine. Phenylethyamine, chemically similar to amphetamine, releases natural feel-good chemicals called endorphins. So, after consuming chocolate, theobromine and phenylethyamine would provide a boost to the individual, by going to work on parts of the brain that are responsible...

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Caffeine Isolation

alkaloid, a nitrogen containing compound that is found in plant materials (Landgrebe). There are four nitrogens per molecule of caffeine, categorizing well as an alkaloid. Caffeine has a near identical structure to the two chemicals theophylline and theobromine, both shown below according to Clarke Earley. The only differences are the methyl groups attached to two different nitrogens have been replaced by a hydrogen atom in these two variants...

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Benefits of Eating Dark Chocolate

Booster After eating dark chocolate you will feel the feeling of falling in love. There is a chemical known as Phenylethylamine in cocoa which boosts mood and prompt this sensation. It gives a reason to smile! Cough Medicine Cocoa is rich with theobromine chemical. This chemical is quite effective in beating cough symptoms. So, why don’t you replace cough syrup with dark chocolate. In a few cases, it is proved to be better than medications. Reduces Blood pressure and Cholesterol Level If you eat...

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Chocolates and Mood

ingredients known as chocolates’ mood-changing ingredients for instance phenylethylamine, arginine, vitamin B6, magnesium, tryptophan, MAO-inhibitor chemicals and theobromine (Warren, 2007). The theobromine that present in the chocolates is a natural stimulant and it is quite similar to caffeine but without the side effects, and this theobromine also can be used as cough suppressant, allow the blood flow, improve mood and give additional energy (Warren, 2007).Lua and Wong (2011b) claimed that the contents...

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Cocoa Research Paper

"chocolate amphetamine", influences the level of blood pressure and glucose hereby promoting the alertness. Another substance found in chocolate is theobromine. This alkaloid induces physical and mental relaxation. It also acts as a stimulant in a similar way to caffeine while at the same time yielding less side effects on the central nervous system. Theobromine is also efficient in the reduction of persistent cough....

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Plantation Crops Production (Pomology)

preparation of kola type beverages such as Coca cola. A source of essential oils for flavourings in confectionary industries. For the preparation of chococola – a type of chocolate containing cocoa and Cola. A source of alkaloids – caffeine and theobromine in pharmaceutical preparations. CASHEW (ANACARDIUM OCCIDENTALE, L.) • Cashew (Anacardium occidentale, L.) ORIGIN AND DISTRIBUTION  Indigenous to South America. Introduced to North America, Asia, Africa and Australia by the Portuguese explorers...

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White Chocolate

reactions take place. White chocolate and health White chocolate does not contain cocoa solid, neither chocolate liquor, but only traces of theobromine. Theobromine is found in the cocoa solids. It gives brown colour to the chocolate. In contrast to white, brown chocolate contains large amounts of theobromine. Therefore people who must avoid theobromine can consume white chocolate. White chocolate does not have any other health benefits, it is not unhealthy, actually if you buy branded* white...

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