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    Boosting metabolism: Ephedrine, caffeine and theophylline boosts metabolism 8% or 150 calories a day

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    Sunday, March 05, 2006 1:40 pm Email this article
    A pill sold in England known as the "Do-Do" pill, which at the time contained 22 mg ephedrine plus 30 mg caffeine plus 50 mg theophylline, increased the number of calories burned by 8 percent per day which represents 153 calories per day or 15 pounds per year.

    Twice the increase as seen with ephedrine alone

    This combination increased metabolism twice as much as ephedrine alone.

    This combination completely corrected low metabolism in formerly overweight

    This combination of ephedrine plus caffeine plus theophylline completely corrected the deficiency in metabolism seen in formerly-overweight people.


    Dulloo AG, Miller DS. The Thermogenic Properties of Ephedrine/ Methylxanthine Mixtures: Human Studies. International Journal of Obesity, 1986, 10:467-481.

    Dulloo AG. Ephedrine, xanthines and prostaglandin-inhibitors: actions and interactions in the stimulation of thermogenesis. International Journal of Obesity, 1993, 17(Suppl 1): S35-S40.

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    On Mar 06, 2006 at 12:10 am Clabbergirl wrote:

    . . . . .

    Too bad I never ran across it while I was there!!!

    Now, how do I get some? wink

    On Mar 06, 2006 at 6:59 am Larry Hobbs wrote:

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    It depends what state you live in.

    Ephedrine is legal in some states, but not others.

    You might do a Google search for "ephedrine your_state" to see if it is legal in your state.

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