Green coffee helps trim weight

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coffee beans in hand Green coffee helps trim weight

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According to a new study, people who took a daily dose of green coffee, which is unroasted coffee beans, lost about 10 percent of their body weight. The study, which gave participants a supplement containing green coffee extract, was presented at the American Chemical Society in San Diego. The study involved 16 overweight people (with Body Mass Indexes between 25 to 30) between the ages of 22 to 46 years old.

All the participants were monitored for their overall diet and exercise. One of the lead researchers says says one of the cool things found was that green coffee extract from unroasted beans produced no side effects. The intake of caffeine amounted to about a half a cup of brewed coffee.

An earlier study hinted that green coffee bean extract may work against weight gain and fat accumulation by stopping fat absorption and activating fat metabolism in the liver.

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