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Green Coffee Bean Extract and Chlorogenic Acids: Chemistry and Novel Antioxidant Benets

Coffee is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Green coffee bean extract (GCBE) is derived from the coffee before it is roasted. It has potential to induce weight loss, stimulate the liver cells to increase fat metabolism, and reduce fat accumulation in the body without causing caloric restriction. The benecial health effects of green coffee bean extract are attributed to its high antioxidant activity detected in chlorogenic, ferulic, caffeic, and n-coumaric acids. Chlorogenic acid (CGA) ((1S,3R,4R,5R)-3-{[(2E)-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)

1.1 Introduction ......................................................................................................2 1.2 Antioxidant Potential of Green Coffee Bean Extracts (GCBE) .......................3 1.3 Composition of Green Coffee Bean Extracts (GCBE) .....................................6 1.4 Chlorogenic Acids ............................................................................................6