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is it true that green coffee bean extract can steal zinc, iron, and magnesium from you?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Green coffee bean: According to the fda, genuine extract has no serious side effects. However, caffeine in it can cause insomnia, nervousness, stomach upset, nausea/vomiting, increased heart rate, headache, anxiety, agitation, ringing in the ears, irregular heartbeats, increased intra-ocular pressure, elevate blood pressure, cause calcium loss from bones, cause electrolyte loss (mg/k) due to diuretic effect.
Answered on Jan 28, 2013
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