Decaffeinated green and black tea polyphenols decrease weight gain and alter microbiome populations and function in diet-induced obese mice.

@article{Henning2017DecaffeinatedGA,
  title={Decaffeinated green and black tea polyphenols decrease weight gain and alter microbiome populations and function in diet-induced obese mice.},
  author={Susanne M Henning and Jieping Yang and Mark Shu-Chien Hsu and Ru-po Lee and Emma M Grojean and Austin Ly and Chi-hong Tseng and David Heber and Zhaoping Li},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  year={2017}
}
PURPOSE Decaffeinated green tea (GT) and black tea (BT) polyphenols inhibit weight gain in mice fed an obesogenic diet. Since the intestinal microflora is an important contributor to obesity, it was the objective of this study to determine whether the intestinal microflora plays a role in the anti-obesogenic effect of GT and BT. METHODS C57BL/6J mice were… CONTINUE READING