This caught my attention. Hopefully everyone knows I enjoy coffee, not only for the anti-oxidants, but for the pre-workout caffeine it provides.
Read this conclusion and understand the types of coffee they are studying.
Mol Endocrinol. 2007 Jul;21(7):1603-16. Epub 2007 Apr 24.
The cholesterol-raising factor from coffee beans, cafestol, as an agonist ligand for the farnesoid and pregnane X receptors.
Ricketts ML, Boekschoten MV, Kreeft AJ, Hooiveld GJ, Moen CJ, Müller M, Frants RR, Kasanmoentalib S, Post SM, Princen HM, Porter JG, Katan MB, Hofker MH, Moore DD.
“Cafestol, a diterpene present in unfiltered coffee brews such as Scandinavian boiled, Turkish, and cafetière coffee, is the most potent cholesterol-elevating compound known in the human diet”