Green coffee beans are basically just raw and unroasted coffee beans (1). It has been proven to improve blood pressure and cholesterol levels as well as aid in weight loss (1). They contain caffeine, and caffeine has been shown to help reduce body weight, BMI, and body fat, but researches have been talking about how the chlorogenic acids are the real kicker for weight loss is chlorogenic acids that are within the green coffee beans (1). Chlorogenic acids are a group of antioxidant compounds that help lower blood sugar levels, reduce insulin spikes by reducing carbohydrate absorption in the digestive tract, as well as boost fat metabolism, lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels and improve obesity-related hormone levels (1).
- Kubala, Jillian. “Does Green Coffee Bean Extract Work? A Detailed Review.” Medical News Today, MediLexicon International, 28 Apr. 2020, www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318611#side-effects.