Can Green Coffee Aid Weight Loss?

Updated at: Jan 28, 2018
Can Green Coffee Aid Weight Loss?

Green coffee that contains unroasted coffee beans has chlorogenic acid, which helps in weight loss. It stimulates the metabolism of the body and burns the stored fat and excess calories.

 Onlymyhealth Staff Writer
Weight ManagementWritten by: Onlymyhealth Staff WriterPublished at: Aug 02, 2017

The natural caffeine in coffee stimulates the mind and improves metabolism of the body. Coffee is rich in antioxidants, but green coffee is richer. Green coffee beans are rich in polyphenol antioxidants and contain three times the amount of antioxidants present in normal coffee. Green coffee beans are unroasted coffee beans that contain caffeine and chlrogenic acid, which help to lose weight. Normal coffee beans are roasted at 482 degrees Fahrenheit and therefore, do not contain chlrogenic acid.

How Green Coffee Works?

Researchers have shown that unroasted green coffee beans speed up metabolism process and stimulate the fast burning of fats. After a cup of green coffee, your extra body fat accumulates in the liver and the chlorogenic acid assists in effective processing of fat in the liver. Unroasted green coffee beans with a well-balanced diet decrease the fat absorption ability of the body and convert the extra fat into energy.  One must consume a certain amount of green coffee to attain weight loss. It has been shown in a research that a cup of green coffee per day for two weeks can result in a loss of 3.5pounds. The amount of coffee to be consumed depends on the brand you drink. Researchers claimed that chlorogenic reduces glucose level and improves insulin sensitivity thus, narrowing the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Green coffee suppresses the drinker’s appetite and boosts their energy levels thereby, providing them more energy. By burning the calories and stored fat, green coffee improves the overall health of the drinker and protects him or her from obesity. It aids you in acquiring a slim body by knocking off extra kilos and makes you feel positive about your body.


An excess of coffee can be harmful for your body as it contains caffeine, the excess dose of which has a negative impact, especially, if you are caffeine-sensitive. It increases heart rate and affects cardiovascular functions.  It is advisable that people with diabetes or heart problems do not consume coffee.  An excess of caffeine can cause spontaneous obortion or an increase in blood pressure and plasma homocysteine in pregnant women. Over consumption of green coffee can result in frequent urination, insomnia and nausea.  Children are advised not to drink coffee.

Consult your doctor or dietician before adding green coffee in your weight loss diet plan. Collect knowledge on the potential side effects of chlorogenic acid, caffeine and other stimulants on your health.

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