Green Coffee and Weight Loss
Coffee ranks one among the most traded commodity on earth. Ever since its discovery in Ethiopia in the 15th Century, Coffee has become part of everyday life across the planet.
Usually Coffee beans are dried, roasted, ground and brewed to make the cup coffee you and I have everyday. When coffee beans are unroasted they are green in color. Green Coffee beans contain a chemical called Chlorogenic Acid. Upon roasting coffee beans the percentage of this compound reduces. This compound gives Green Coffee its identity as the new weight loss super food with several other health benefits.
Health Benefits: (Source: Webmd)
Daily consumption of Green Coffee is know to have the following benefits:
- Controlling High blood pressure: Being a strong anti-oxidising agent Green Coffee affects the circulatory system and aids it in performing optimally. One of the major effects is lowering blood pressure.
- Fighting Obesity: Cholorgenic Acid in Green Coffee is known to affect metabolic rate which helps in reducing the fat content and losing weight. Its anti-oxidant properties also help in reducing cholestrol makes it in an overall Weight Loss food.
- Managing Alzheimer’s disease.
- Type 2 diabetes. : Green Coffee helps in maintaining a healthy metabolic rate and flushing out toxins from the body. This inturn affects the way our body absorbs glucose. Hence making it an ideal food for combating Diabetes.
This chemical is thought to have health benefits. For high blood pressure it might affect blood vessels so that blood pressure is reduced.
For weight loss, chlorogenic acid in green coffee is thought to affect how the body handles blood sugar and metabolism.
Grind 1-2 teaspoons of Green Coffee beans. Brew in hot water 2-3 mins and consume.
1 cup of Green Coffee a day is most ideal.