Green coffee has become quite a sensation of late that many search far and wide on how to make green coffee. A little bitter than your usual medium-roast, it gained more prominence when featured on the popular Dr. Oz show and touted by the highly acclaimed doctor as “one of the magic of weight loss cures”. Green coffee actually comes from the same coffee beans to make a favorite cup of Joe— only this time it’s unroasted! With astounding health benefits, no wonder many wanted to learn how to make green coffee.
Green coffee beans are seeds in its rawest form. The flavor is all-natural with no hint of added essences. It is virtually low in caffeine content but high in phytochemical called chlorogenic acids. At around 7 percent, it is by far the highest there is among many plants like blueberries, pineapple, sunflower, and so on. These acids are known to be metabolism boosters as well as a powerful appetite suppressant. Possessing high level of antioxidants as the beans remain intact and does not go under any chemical change, it is known to lower blood sugar level and bad cholesterol.
The green coffee phenomenon, however, gained prominence in the weight loss arena. It was marketed heavily as a way to suppress appetite and for detoxification. Few people know that chlorogenic acids in green coffee beans also help maintain healthy bile flow. By amplifying bile flow, you are actually pumping the body’s capabilities to absorb fat and fat-soluble vitamins, improve digestion, and destroy “invader” microorganisms. The bile also holds the key to liver detoxification and elimination of bodily toxins.
How to Make Green Coffee
With all that health benefits, it is no wonder many want to learn how to make green coffee. Well, it should start with finding the best unroasted coffee beans. Take the Single Origin 100% Premium Arabica Unroasted Green Beans from Primos Coffee Co. Grown organically from the fertile estates of Don Felipe in the mountainous area of Jinotega, Nicaragua, this brand of coffee beans are cultivated under shade trees and manually harvested then, prepared according to European quality standards. They are then, fully washed and then, dried naturally—to deliver a smooth velvety cup with citrus-y notes.
With this green coffee beans brand, you can prepare in two ways: using the unroasted whole beans and grounding the beans to a powder form.
Preparation 1: Whole Green Coffee Beans
To make green coffee with the whole bean, simply soak some 20g of beans in 2cups water overnight. Boil the mixture 24 hours later on high flame then, simmer for 15 to 30 minutes then, stir occasionally. Keep the mixture cool prior to separating the beans from the liquid mixture. As a result, you will have a fully concentrated mixture that cannot be consumed directly. To drink, add distilled or filtered water to make it more palatable. When doing the whole beans brewing route, it is wise to make a large batch and then, saving the rest of the concoction in an airtight container in the fridge. Take only what you need each time by mixing hot water. Feel free to add honey or sugar to drink.
Preparation 2: Ground Green Coffee Bean
Another way of preparing is to grind 20g of Primos Coffee Co. Single Origin 100% Premium Arabica Unroasted Green Beans according to your desired granule. Do take note to use heavy duty grinder like the Cuisinart DBM-8 Supreme Grind Automatic Burr Mill above as these beans are a little bit tougher to grind. Divide the ground green coffee into 2 cups and then, pour hot (but not boiling) water. Allow the concoction to steep for 10 minutes. Strain using a fine sieve. It may also be brewed via a French Press or an Aeropress for best results.
Regardless of the method you use on how to make green coffee, the important thing is that the beans must be made of high quality, fresh and organic Arabica beans. For fast and effective results, drink a cup after each meal.
When thinking of knowing how to make green coffee for weight loss, it is essential to consult with your physician beforehand. There is no doubt of the effectiveness and health benefits of green coffee beans. However, these beans tend to heighten detoxification of the body which may clash with underlying health conditions. When cleared, take one cup after each meal and see the difference in as little as a week. Happy sipping!