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Benecial Effects of Green Coffee Bean Extract and Coffee Polyphenols on Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is dened as a cluster of multiple risk factors, including central obesity, hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension, which together are associated with greater cardiovascular disease risk [1,2]. The prevalence of MetS has increased over recent decades, reaching alarming rates worldwide [3,4].