Need to lose weight? Then try a green coffee

September 21, 2009 – The makers of a new green coffee that contains a blend of unroasted coffee and roasted Arabica beans claim it could help users lose 4.45lb in a month without any other dietary changes.

Drunk every morning before breakfast, each 3g sachet of Coffee Shape contains six to ten per cent of chlorogenic acid, a natural plant compound in green coffee that acts
as a slimming and health promoting substance.

In a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers found that chlorogenic acid from green coffee causes significant levels of weight loss.

They also discovered how it works – by reducing sugar absorption from the gut and speeding up the rate at which fat is burned in the body.

In a four-week trial assessing Coffee Shape, those who drank one cup a day lost 3.5lb in two weeks, and 4.45lb in a month.

That compares to drinkers of standard coffee, who on average lose just 0.3lb in two weeks compared to those who drink no coffee at all.

‘Green coffee is similar to green tea. In its raw, unroasted form, it is rich in plant molecules that speed metabolism and aid weight loss,’ says Laurent Fresnel, of ATP Life, makers of Coffee Shape. 
‘These molecules of chlorogenic acid are strong antioxidants that appear to have
other health benefits too. Unfortunately, they are destroyed in the roasting process, so are not found in high levels in regular coffee.’

Early research suggests the other health benefits of chlorogenic acid and green coffee may be substantial.

In a study published in Diabetes Care, chlorogenic acid was found to reduce blood sugar levels while increasing sensitivity to insulin, significantly reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Despite its potential, Dr David Ashton, of the Healthier Weight centres, says: ‘This may help people lose weight while drinking it but the only way to keep weight off in the long
run is through a healthy diet and high activity levels to burn off calories.’

Nescafe has also brought out a blend of green and roasted instant coffee (£2.98 from major supermarkets) that it says is naturally rich in ‘health-supporting antioxidants’.


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About Dr. Raj Baldev, Cosmo Theorist

Dr. Raj Baldev, Cosmo Theorist, Ph.D., D. Litt., D Sc. (H.C), Editor-in-Chief of International Reporter, Chairman Media International Ltd., Born on 15 January 1927 in Montgomery, now in Pakistan. Internationally known, man of letters with over dozen of books and thousands of articles to his credit on various subjects including theories on the Creation of the Universe, the Black Holes, Supernovas and other functions of the Universe, Nature and Life , which he described both ways, philosophically and scientifically. He further elaborated how the entire Cosmos were formed. He holds spiritual wisdom of predicting and curing powers of the human problems, so much so, he is popularly known as Destiny Repairer, hence people call him with respect as Swamy Ji. He got the privilege of leading various Parliamentary Delegations abroad on good will missions; he also got the privilege of being invited by differnt Heads of State on state visits. He is the Founder of God Believers (GBA) who place belief in “FAITH”, Universal Modern Religion. FAITH is not a religion but a human service, an encyclopedia of creating healthy balance between Science and God. The main purpose of this mission is to defend the Identity of God from Scientists on one hand and to help fight Global Environmental Abuses, to create awareness of high risks of Excessive Nuclear Stockpiles, global service to the Human Rights and Justice on the other. He is a very simple man, he commands special respect as a holy man with high spiritualism and people address him as His Holiness. He is equally dedicated to the cause of media and journalism where he has been serving the people through his writing for over 50 years; he has also served as Member of Press Council of India. His main aim is to serve the humanity and all kinds of life on the Earth, to serve the elders, women and children, the blind, crippled, lepers and the needy, he is committed to save the Mother Earth from the abuses caused by humans and the nature through the social mission of God Believers (GBA), which also serves the World Peace. In short, he is a global social reformer. Google