Coffee is among the most popular beverages in the world. People across the globe love the aroma and the flavor of the coffee and cannot think about starting their day without a cuppa. It is said that drinking coffee is good for your health but when you drink too much of it, you may experience several side effects including insomnia and muscle tremor. However, if you love the taste of the coffee and cannot quit it, you can drink green coffee, which contains less amount of caffeine. According to a new study, green coffee has several health benefits. It contains more antioxidants than green tea and aids weight loss. However, is drinking green coffee safe? Also Read - Want to Live a Healthy Life? Have Sex Once a Week

According to research, the unroasted, raw coffee contains chlorogenic acid, which is believed to aid weight loss. Chlorogenic acid improves the body’s ability to burn fat. It also affects the metabolism of sugar and lowers fat absorption by the body. It is said that if you drink green coffee you do not have to do exercise or follow some diet to lose weight. Another health benefit of drinking green coffee is that it detoxifies liver and blood, thanks to the presence of antioxidants. These antioxidants remove free radicals and protect the body. The anti-inflammatory properties of the green coffee help detoxification of liver and blood. It is also said that the chlorogenic acid present in the green coffee controls the blood sugar levels by slowing down the release of glucose in the blood. Thus lowering risk of heart disease. (ALSO READ Health Benefits of Green Coffee: 5 Reasons You Should Drink Green Coffee instead of Regular Coffee). Also Read - 'Feel Liberated' by Finely Crushing Chutney? Nutrition Expert Rujuta Diwekar's Latest Tweet Gets Twitter Divided Over Gender Roles-Stereotypes

Although, there are several health benefits of drinking coffee, drinking too much green coffee has many side effects. It contains less caffeine as compared to the regular coffee but it is advisable to avoid over-consumption. The side effects of drinking too much green coffee may include restlessness, insomnia, anxiety, irregular heartbeat, nausea, stomach upset, nervousness, fatigue, headaches, increased breathing rate, agitation and diarrhea. It is also advisable to avoid drinking green coffee extract if you are breastfeeding or pregnant. Information about the effect of the green coffee extract on pregnant or breastfeeding women is not sufficient. More research is required to understand the effect green coffee. Also Read - Beware of These Common Food Additive in Desserts or be Ready For Long-Term Health Damage