Tags: Obesity | green | coffee | thyroid | hibberd | weight

Can Green Coffee Affect My Thyroid?

Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 10:00 AM

Question: Can green coffee extract affect thyroid problems — positively or negatively?
Dr. Hibberd’s answer:
Green coffee extract does not affect thyroid function positively or negatively. But be sure you understand it does contain caffeine.
Be aware that Best Share Green Coffee Brazilian Slimming Coffee was removed from the market by the Food and Drug Administration in November 2012 because it contained sibutramine, a controlled substance removed from the market last year for safety reasons.
If you intend to use such products, remember they are largely untested. Avoid Internet purchases from unknown manufacturers, since product sources and components are not regulated or reported, and it can be hard to determine a product’s purity or ingredients.
Green coffee extract is produced by grinding raw unroasted coffee beans, and extracting the antioxidants by soaking the ground-up coffee in alcohol. The main ingredient in green coffee extract is chlorogenic acid (an antioxidant). It has been found to increase insulin resistance in mice and evidence for its weight-loss benefits is slim, despite the recent publicity.

© 2015 NewsmaxHealth. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like
Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved