Green Coffee

A US study found that overweight individuals have lost a significant percentage of their body fat, after consuming green coffee supplements. But what is behind the results?

A research conducted by the University of Scranton, in the United States, participated 16 obese people who took green coffee capsules. The participants took the supplement 30 minutes before meals three times a day over a 22 weeks period.
Study participants lost about 10% of weight. On average, this group of people ate 2400 calories and burning 400 through exercise. However, this level of calories alone does not result in the loss of weight recorded. The answer seems to be in the chlorogenic acid present in green coffee beans.

The green coffee extract used in supplements bypasses the roasting process, which prevents the destruction of chlorogenic acid, keeping its benefits for weight loss. However, you should choose a supplement that contains at least 45% of the acid or GCA (green coffee antioxidant) in order to obtain an effective dose and to avoid harmful side effects.

Chlorogenic acid is a naturally occurring compound that plays an important role as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of lignin. This compound, known as an antioxidant, can also decrease the release of glucose in the blood after meals.

You can find the chlorogenic acid in the Green Coffee supplement of FormaFit.