• Your Cart is Empty
green coffee beans

Behind the Beans: All About Green Coffee

September 09, 2020

Famous for their weight-loss properties, green coffee beans are regular coffee beans that aren’t roasted. Many fans laud it for its supposed health benefits, such as improving blood pressure, managing cholesterol levels, and functioning identically to antioxidant supplements. If you’re thinking about stocking green coffee bean extract on your shelves, here’s everything you need to know about this in-demand fat-burning coffee.

What is Green Coffee?

Before roasting, coffee beans are naturally green. Rich in antioxidants and other pharmacologically active compounds, researchers peg green coffee’s health benefits on its chlorogenic acids.

Among its advantages include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antihypertensive characteristics that help protect the heart and liver. After roasting, most coffee beans lose chlorogenic acids when exposed to very high temperatures.

The Benefits of Green Coffee Extract

Rife with bioactive compounds, green coffee extract serves numerous healthful properties.

1. Weight Loss

Chlorogenic acid contributes to your green coffee’s ability to reduce body weight, body mass index (BMI), and body fat. Furthermore, it also boosts metabolism and lowers cholesterol, aiding in obesity-related health complications.

2. Type 2 Diabetes

A fan of cream and sugar? It may be time to skip the scoop. Pure green coffee helps lower blood sugar levels and reduces the occurrence of insulin spikes, allowing people with type 2 diabetes to gain better control over their symptoms.

At levels of over 400 milligrams a day, green coffee can improve insulin levels over time.

3. Blood Sugar

In consuming over 400 mg of green coffee extract in as little as four weeks, consumers with hypertension can effectively reduce both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. If you’re experiencing the occasional falter in heart health, a regular dose of green coffee may improve your circumstances.

4. Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Claims

For patients who have cancer, arthritis, diabetes, or any autoimmune diseases, chronic inflammation can exacerbate the condition by damaging cells in the body. Because of green coffee bean extract’s anti-inflammatory properties, many dieticians will recommend it as part of a balanced diet.

The Research Behind Green Coffee Bean Extract

After consuming 400mg or more of green coffee over eight weeks, paired with an energy-restricted diet, consumers experience more significant weight loss than on a diet alone. Green coffee bean also proves to reduce harmful LDL cholesterol and free fatty acids. Consequently, green coffee-drinkers break down fat in the body more productively.

Green coffee can also enhance  biomarkers, such as:

  • Reduced total cholesterol
  • Reduced LDL cholesterol with minimally reduced HDL cholesterol
  • Non-significant effects on triglyceride levels

Conclusion

Still, green coffee bean extracts have yet to undergo further studies. Currently, researchers limit sample sizes over short durations and thus aren’t well-versed in its long-term effects. This isn’t to say that its short-term effects aren’t a promising indication of further research.

At Lean Joe Bean, our selection of effective slimming coffees is rich in buzzwords you want to see on every box of beans—mood-boosting, energy-infusing, and of course, delicious. If you haven’t yet discovered the secret ingredient to your daily health regimen or weight-loss journey, look no further than our mouth-watering beans. Your metabolism will indeed thank you!