Coffee is Paleo, so there’s no reason to assume extract from the raw bean would not be Paleo. In fact, not only is it Paleo-friendly, but it has some proven health benefits.
Studies have shown that supplementing with green coffee bean extract can help with weight loss and improving glucose tolerance.
The Extract vs. The Beverage
On the other hand, coffee can provide a lot of these same effects, and it’s delicious. If you’re not a coffee drinker, you may want to supplement with green coffee bean extract. It’s not necessary though, unless you’re struggling to lose weight.
Mark Sisson addressed the suitability of green coffee bean extract as part of a Primal lifestyle.