Have you ever drunk a cup of freshly brewed green coffee? Have you ever heard of green coffee in the first place? Green coffee is literally unroasted coffee beans.
Green bean coffee is getting popular nowadays. Not for that morning kick of caffeine, almost every person has in the morning but rather as a weight loss drink or supplement. Green bean coffee is seen to be more beneficial than the typical roasted coffee because it’s seen to have plenty of health benefits.
Since I am a freak when it comes to coffee freshness, green coffee is my cup. Sure the taste is completely different from what you are used to, because the beans are not roasted at all. However, if you want to maximize the health benefits of coffee drinking, this is the best way.
Green bean Coffee Benefits
Green Bean Coffee is known to be an effective weight loss supplement. Mainly it is very well-known as an effective supplement to combat obesity. That’s because unroasted coffee beans contain a high amount of Chlorogenic Acid. Chlorogenic acid is quite abundant in coffee and coffee beans. It is said to effectively speed up metabolism.
High Blood Pressure and Type II Diabetes
this comes hand-in-hand because chlorogenic acid is also very effective in keeping your body’s blood pressure and blood sugar at bay. Taking in green bean coffee shows a decrease in blood pressure and it is also highly effective in the long-term prevention of diabetes.
When Did Green Coffee Brewing Start?
Brewing Green Coffee is fairly a new thing. Actually, it didn’t even exist five years ago. And because of that, there aren’t any real technique behind brewing a great cup of coffee. But the science behind brewing a cup of green coffee lies on extracting the most health benefits.
In brewing green coffee beans, you keep the chaffthe paper thin white coating on the coffee beanson. Why? That’s because the chaff contains antioxidants that are about 500x more powerful than Vitamin C.
How to Brew Green Coffee Beans at Home?
- Rinse the coffee beans in a colander but don’t scrub the chaff or the silver skin off.
- In brewing green coffee beans, use a ratio of 1:3. One cup of green coffee beans is equivalent to 3 cups of water.
- Put them in a kettle or teapot with wateryou can also use a saucepan.
- Bring the water to a rolling boil.
- Reduce the heat and let it boil for about 10 to 12 minutes. Overboiling will extract more caffeine out of the coffee beans causing the bitter taste.
- Drain the water into a cup for immediate consumption using a sift to separate the beans. Store in a glass vessel if you want to drink it later on.
- Green Coffee is best served cold.