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a bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects

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It was hypothesized that mateine, not caffeine, was present in mate and that the mateine is a stereoisomer of caffeine with markedly different properties.
Che Mate is naturally low in caffeine, instead the active compound is mateine which stimulates the central nervous system without the shakes, sleeplessness or addiction.
In addition to weight loss, supplements based on mateine are gaining popularity with body builders due to a reported metabolic action that breaks down carbohydrates during exercise.
Most advertising material reports that these herbs contain substances with similar chemical constituency to caffeine, referred to as mateine (Mowrey, n.
In addition to sugars and minerals, yerba mate contains choline, several vitamins and mateine (0.