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Definition of "cafestol" []

  • A diterpene molecule present in coffee. (noun)

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Use "cafestol" in a sentence
  • "Filtered coffee, which most Americans drink, is much better because the paper filters catch a substance called cafestol, which boosts "bad" cholesterol (LDL)."
  • "Boiled or unfiltered coffee (such as that made with a French press, or Turkish-style coffee) contains higher levels of cafestol, a compound that can increase blood levels of LDL ("bad") cholesterol."
  • "However, studies have also found that cafestol does not decrease bile acid synthesis in humans."