Green tea minimally affects biomarkers of inflammation in obese subjects with metabolic syndrome

Arpita Basu, Mei Du, Karah Sanchez, Misti J Leyva, Nancy M Betts, Steve Blevins, Mingyuan Wu, Christopher E Aston, Timothy J Lyons

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Abstract

Green tea (Camellia sinensis) has shown to exert cardioprotective benefits in observational studies. The objective of this clinical trial was to assess the effects of green tea on features of metabolic syndrome and inflammation in obese subjects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)206-13
Number of pages8
JournalNutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011

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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Antioxidants
  • Biological Markers
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • Camellia sinensis
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Catechin
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Inflammation
  • Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1
  • Interleukin-1beta
  • Interleukin-6
  • Male
  • Metabolic Syndrome X
  • Middle Aged
  • Obesity
  • Phytotherapy
  • Plant Extracts
  • Single-Blind Method
  • Tea
  • Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule-1

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