Effect of coffee oil and its unsaponifiable fraction on plasma cholesterol level in female rats.

@article{AlKanhal1999EffectOC,
  title={Effect of coffee oil and its unsaponifiable fraction on plasma cholesterol level in female rats.},
  author={Mohammed A. Al-Kanhal and Firoj Ahmed and Zeba Arif},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={99-103}
}
The present study was conducted to identify the cholesterol-raising factor in coffee oil besides the other two well-known diterpenes, cafestol and kahweol. Female rats fed coffee oil for 4 weeks showed significantly higher level of plasma cholesterol (P < 0.01) and triacylglycerols (P < 0.01). Feeding unsaponifiable lipids of coffee oil caused significant decrease in plasma cholesterol; however, increase in triacylglycerol was observed. Rats given beta-sitosterol showed increase in plasma… CONTINUE READING

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