Effects of green tea on weight maintenance after bodyweight loss

  title={Effects of green tea on weight maintenance after bodyweight loss},
  author={Eva M. R. Kovacs and Manuela P. G. M. Lejeune and Ilse Nijs and Margriet S. Westerterp-Plantenga},
The present study was conducted to investigate whether green tea may improve weight maintenance by preventing or limiting weight regain after weight loss of 5 to 10 % in overweight and moderately obese subjects. The study had a randomised, parallel, placebo-controlled design. A total of 104 overweight and moderately obese male and female subjects (age 18–60 years; BMI 25–35 kg/m) participated. The study consisted of a very-low-energy diet intervention (VLED; 2·1 MJ/d) of 4 weeks followed by a… CONTINUE READING
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