The overall rating for theobromine is 3 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Theobromine
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Theobromine Simple Report

  • Supplement: Theobromine
  • Supplement Category: stimulants
  • Number of Products Containing Theobromine: 386
  • Effectiveness Rating: 3 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 1
  • Number of Claims: 1
  • Effective Dosage Range: 0.85 - 1 grams per day

Theobromine Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for theobromine is 3 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for theobromine as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Theobromine

There is one study in the database on theobromine; the research rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for theobromine as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Theobromine

Products Names Amount of Theobromine
Nitrosurge Black 50mg
Core Burn 100mg
Genius Pre 30mg
10x Pre Workout 30mg
Go Mode X 200mg
Full list of all 386 products containing Theobromine.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels


The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on theobromine dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 0.85 to 1 grams per day, the average dose being 0.93 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Theobromine.


Title of Study
Effect of cocoa and theobromine consumption on serum HDL-cholesterol concentrations: a randomized controlled trial