Acute effects of tea constituents L-theanine, caffeine, and epigallocatechin gallate on cognitive function and mood: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Camfield2014AcuteEO,
  title={Acute effects of tea constituents L-theanine, caffeine, and epigallocatechin gallate on cognitive function and mood: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={D. Camfield and C. Stough and J. Farrimond and A. Scholey},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={72 8},
  pages={
          507-22
        }
}
  • D. Camfield, C. Stough, +1 author A. Scholey
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition reviews
  • A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted on 11 randomized placebo-controlled human studies of acute effects of tea constituents L-theanine and epigallocatechin gallate, administered alone or in combination with caffeine, on cognitive function and mood. [...] Key Method The outcome measures of mood were alertness, calmness, and contentedness, derived from the Bond-Lader scales, and state anxiety, from the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory.Expand Abstract

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