Coffee is the world’s most popular beverage. More than 2.25 billion people drink coffee on a daily basis. Coffee is believed to have several health benefits. Green coffee beans are becoming very popular among dieters, particularly those on the keto diet.
It helps promote wellness because Green coffee beans are a good source of chlorogenic acid and antioxidants that can help in reducing the absorption of carbohydrates from the digestive tract, which may lower blood sugar and insulin spikes. It also helps in improving your energy levels thus, promotes overall wellness.
- Green coffee seems to cause few side effects. The caffeine in green coffee -- just like the caffeine in brewed coffee -- can cause symptoms that include: Headache, Upset stomach and Anxiety
- We don't recommend green coffee for children or for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- If you take any medicines regularly, talk to your doctor before you start adding green coffee beans in your diet. Green coffee interacts with many medicines. Some of these include stimulants, blood thinners, and medicines for: Heart problems, Weak bones, Lung diseases, Menopause, Depression, and Schizophrenia
How To Make Green Coffee
Preparing green coffee is quite simple. Use green coffee beans (instead of powder) for best results.
1. Add 10 grams (1 ½ tablespoons) of the beans to a pot (ensure you rinse them beforehand) and transfer it to a stove.
2. Add two cups of water and bring to a boil.
3. Simmer for about 10 minutes on medium-high heat.
4. Strain the extract into a container (using a fine mesh strainer). The strainer would filter out the beans.
5. You can store them in a sealable bag in a refrigerator. Use them once again within a week and discard them.
6. Enjoy your green coffee!