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Applied Medical Research ISSN: 2149-2018
Applied Medical Research. 2021; 8(1):(112-120)


Health Benefits of Green Coffee Beans

Tharwat AG Eldin

Abstract
Green coffee beans are coffee seeds (beans) of Coffee fruits that have not yet been roasted. The roasting process of coffee beans reduces the amounts of the chemical chlorogenic acid. Therefore, green coffee beans have a higher level of chlorogenic acid compared to roasted coffee beans. Chlorogenic acid together with caffeine in green coffee are thought to have many health benefits including anti-obesity,anti-tumour, antidiabetic, anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial effects.Also green coffee and its active ingradients may provide a non-pharmacological and non-invasive approach for treatment and prevention of some chronic abnormalities as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. In this review, the health benefits of green coffee and its main components eg. chlorogenic acids will be detailed.