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Cathy Wong, ND

Green Coffee for Weight Loss

By June 26, 2012

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Gaining popularity as a weight loss aid, green coffee extract is a natural product made from raw, unroasted coffee beans. Rich in an antioxidant called chlorogenic acid, green coffee is also said to offer a variety of health benefits.

Although very few scientific studies have tested the weight-loss-promoting effects of green coffee, preliminary research suggests that consumption of green coffee may fight fat absorption and rev up fat metabolism. In addition, there's some evidence that green coffee may help keep blood pressure in check and protect against Alzheimer's disease.

If you're looking to lose weight, some studies indicate that certain natural substances (such as green tea and capsaicin, the compound that gives cayenne pepper its spicy kick) may have appetite-suppressing effects. In addition, enhancing your health routine with alternative therapies like yoga, meditation, and tai chi might support weight-loss efforts. Read the article: Green Coffee for Weight Loss.

Comments
June 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm
(1) Lulu Jones says:

In addition to things like green coffee and cayenne, I have noticed that reducing my intake of refined sugars has assisted me with weight loss and appetite suppression. Oh I have also heard that grape fruits are great appetite suppressors as well.

Thanks,
Lulu

July 7, 2012 at 11:33 am
(2) Lorii Abela says:

I had no idea about green coffee. Thanks for the information!

July 16, 2012 at 3:24 pm
(3) Robin Terranella says:

Thanks for the information on green coffee! Many of my patients are interested in natural ways to lose weight. I will definitely tell them about this option.

July 23, 2012 at 4:41 am
(4) readmehow says:

wow .. thanks to share these amazing information about weight loss.. I’m looking to loss weight.

July 27, 2012 at 4:12 pm
(5) Kathy says:

the green coffee bean extract gives me cramps and seems to act like a laxitive on me. Is this a common side affect?

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