Some dieters say that green coffee extracts helps weight loss and body fat loss.
What Do the Advocates Say?*
Human studies show that green coffee extracts improve weight loss results and reduce body fat during short-term dieting of up to 12 weeks. Whether green coffee extracts help long-term weight control results is unknown.
*Dieters and weight-management advocates may claim benefits for this supplement based on their personal or professional experience. These are individual opinions and testimonials that may or may not be supported by controlled clinical studies or published scientific articles.
Dosage & Side Effects
Green Coffee Extract
How Much Is Usually Taken by Dieters?
In human research, dieters have seen improved results while taking green coffee extracts providing from 180 to 480 mg of chlorogenic acids per day.
No serious side effects have been reported in human studies of green coffee extract. However, people who have allergies or other sensitivities to roasted coffee might also be sensitive to green coffee extract. Some green coffee extracts may contain small amounts of caffeine, but at typical daily intakes this amount will be much less than that found in one cup of regular coffee.
Interactions with Supplements, Foods, & Other Compounds
At the time of writing, there were no well-known supplement or food interactions with this supplement.
Interactions with Medicines
As of the last update, we found no reported interactions between this supplement and medicines. It is possible that unknown interactions exist. If you take medication, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a new supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.
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