: a crystalline acid C16H18O9 occurring in various plant parts (such as coffee beans)
Examples of chlorogenic acid in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebRoasting, for example, reduces the amount of chlorogenic acids, but other antioxidant compounds are formed.
Dawn Mackeen, New York Times, 13 Feb. 2020 One key component, chlorogenic acid, is a polyphenol found in many fruits and vegetables.
Dawn Mackeen, New York Times, 13 Feb. 2020 Eggplant’s chlorogenic acid supports immunity through its antimicrobial and antiviral activities.
Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health.com, 8 Aug. 2019
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