What You Should Know
There was once a time when cocaine was used as an ingredient in Coca Cola products. When this ingredient was removed, the Coca Cola Company needed a replacement stimulant for their product. That stimulant was dicaffeine malate. Dicaffeine malate works in much the same was as caffeine, but without the stomach upset that can be associated with the more popular stimulant, caffeine.
There is no official website for dicaffeine malate, however, there are several informative websites that product information on the past history of dicaffeine malate and the current uses for the ingredient. Information can also be found through various weight loss supplement websites both online and offline.
List of Ingredients
Caffeine and Malic Acid.
Dicaffeine malate is a mild stimulant that contains both caffeine and malic acid. The malic acid is supposed to calm the digestive effects of caffeine. The malic acid is also thought o replenish the energy produced by the caffeine. The ingredient dicaffeine malate is now being used in more than caffeinated sodas. It is being added to diet or weight loss supplements as a stimulant to increase the metabolism and calorie burn.
Dieters are not able to buy the dicaffeine malate as a supplement, but can purchase the ingredient as part of many diet supplements. These supplements will range in price depending on the other ingredients added to the supplement. There are side effects associated with the use of dicaffeine malate including increased heart rate, jitters, nausea, vomiting and headaches. Anyone who is sensitive to caffeine or other stimulants may be more susceptible to the side effects of dicaffeine malate.
- Dicaffeine malate can be less harsh on the stomach that straight caffeine.
- Supplements containing dicaffeine malate can be inexpensive.
- Dicaffeine malate is a stimulant
- This stimulant can cause similar side effects to caffeine including jitters and increased heart rate.
- There is no official website for dicaffeine malate.
- Testimonials are hard to find because the supplement cannot be purchased as a single supplement.
- There are no scientific studies proving dicaffeine malate increases metabolism.
The use of dicaffeine malate is most often associated with weight loss supplements. The ingredient includes includes caffeine which means the user may feel some of the side effects generally reserved for caffeine based stimulants. While stimulants have been associated with increased calorie burn, this is generally as a result of the increased heart rate achieved while using the stimulants. A better choice for the dieter trying to lose weight is often a proven ingredient like a fat burner or appetite suppressant. These ingredients can work with a one