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Green Coffee For Weight Loss: Here's How It Can Help You Lose Weight

Did you know you could have Green coffee for weight loss? Nutritionist Pooja Malhotra tells us all about green coffee and its impact on our health.

Green Coffee For Weight Loss: Heres How It Can Help You Lose Weight

Green coffee has some amazing properties for weight loss


  1. Green coffee has antioxidant properties
  2. Green coffee helps in lowering down blood sugar levels
  3. More research is required to establish benefits of green coffee

Did you know? Can Green coffee help you in losing weight? Green coffee beans are coffee beans that are not yet roasted. The process of roasting reduces the amount of a bioactive substance in it, called chlorogenic acid. The amount of caffeine remains unchanged during roasting. Chlorogenic acid is supposed to have some proof as well as some suggested health benefits. Chlorogenic acid is believed to influence the manner in which body handles carbohydrate metabolism and thus blood sugar levels.

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This is How Green Coffee Helps You Lose Weight:

1. Green coffee helps in weight loss and diabetes management

Studies suggest that chlorogenic acid reduces the absorption of carbohydrates, lowers blood sugar and thus helps in both weight loss and diabetes management. It works as a catalyst in the oxidation of fat and helps in the release of fatty acids for metabolism.

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Green coffee helps not just lose weight but manage diabetes too
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2. Green coffee also has antioxidant properties

It is supposed to influence blood vessels and lower blood pressure. Some people also take green coffee for Alzheimer's disease, though these benefits are not very well established by research.

3. Green coffee has the same amount of caffeine

Roasting of coffee beans has no influence on caffeine content so the amount of caffeine is the same in green coffee as well as roasted coffee. Hence the side effects of green coffee are the same as regular coffee. These include insomnia, restlessness, upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, increased heart rate and breathing rate, anxiety, headache, ringing sound in the ears and irregular heartbeats.

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4. More long-term studies are required to establish benefits of green coffee

To understand its side effects, more detailed and comprehensive studies on green coffee are required. Green coffee concentrates are available too; but more research needs be done to establish its safe doses.

Sustainable, long-term weight loss is the result of a healthy diet, regular exercise regimes, consistent efforts, disciplined routines and permanent lifestyle changes.

5. There are no substitutes and no shortcuts to success

Permanent weight loss never happens with isolated efforts like temporarily following a diet plan or resorting to a metabolic booster drink (like green coffee or green tea). These can certainly be a part of your weight loss journey if replacing unhealthy foods with them. They can supplement your efforts if used judiciously and accelerate your weight loss journey. Also take advice from your health-care team before you take any concentrates or supplements. 


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Green coffee for weight loss: There are no short cuts to weight loss
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(Pooja Malhotra is a Delhi-based nutritionist)

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