Green tea catechins and blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

  title={Green tea catechins and blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials},
  author={Saman Khalesi and Jing Sun and Nicholas J Buys and Arash Jamshidi and Elham Nikbakht-Nasrabadi and Hossein Khosravi-boroujeni},
  journal={European Journal of Nutrition},
AbstractPurpose Although previous literature has reported that regular green tea consumption may improve blood pressure, the evidence from these studies is not consistent. The present study systematically reviewed randomised controlled trials and examined the effect of green tea consumption on blood pressure using meta-analysis.MethodsSearch of ProQuest, PubMed, Scopus and Cochrane Library (CENTERAL) was conducted, to identify eligible articles. Articles from 1995 to 2013 were included. A… 

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