Factors affecting the levels of catechins and caffeine in tea beverage : estimated daily intakes and antioxidant activity

@inproceedings{Shishikura2005FactorsAT,
  title={Factors affecting the levels of catechins and caffeine in tea beverage : estimated daily intakes and antioxidant activity},
  author={Yoko Shishikura and Santosh Khokhar},
  year={2005}
}
Increased public awareness of health benefits of green tea is generally based on the high polyphenol content of tea leaves and the resulting beverage. A number of factors, such as species, season, agronomic condition and age of the leaves, are known to affect the composition of commercial teas. In the present study the effects of factors associated with domestic preparation and analytical methods, such as brewing time, concentration, solvent and type of tea product, on levels of catechins and… CONTINUE READING