With ample benefits, green coffee is a hit with health experts but is it really safe? After all, “all that glitters is not gold!”
Questions that are still circling around the globe consists of many known-unknown facts with various theories on board. The answer to the question above is similarly one kind of a question which when asked to scientists is often replied with “we don’t know” or “maybe.”
The weight loss industry keeps experimenting with new formulas that might work aptly. But consuming chlorogenic acid in high quantity has its own side effects and thus bargains a lot of health risks when consumed on a daily basis and in large quantities. According to WebMD, these risks include:
- Upset Stomach
- Increased heart rate
- Increased breathing rate
- Ringing in the ears
- Irregular heartbeats
- Calcium deficiencies
- Magnesium depletion
- Worsened bleeding disorders
- Flushed face
- Muscle tension
- Trouble concentrating
Are you pregnant and love green coffee?
There is not much or negligible information available to understand the health risks or benefits that green coffee has on babies and unborn babies. The researchers are still wary of the idea of the health risks that green coffee extracts may contain. So, risking the infant’s growth will be quite a costly affair!
Not only this but the chlorogenic acid often increases the plasma homocysteine levels in the body. This may increase the chances of pregnancy losses along with an increased risk of heart diseases.
Thus, when the benefits are still in question, it is advisable to use the green coffee beans extract cautiously and avoid as soon as it doesn’t feel right.