Green tea consumption is associated with lower psychological distress in a general population: the Ohsaki Cohort 2006 Study.

@article{Hozawa2009GreenTC,
  title={Green tea consumption is associated with lower psychological distress in a general population: the Ohsaki Cohort 2006 Study.},
  author={Atsushi Hozawa and Shinichi Kuriyama and Naoki Nakaya and Kaori Ohmori-Matsuda and Masako Kakizaki and Toshimasa Sone and Masato Nagai and Yumi Sugawara and Akemi Nitta and Yasutake Tomata and Kaijun Niu and Ichiro Tsuji},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={1390-6}
}
BACKGROUND Although green tea or its constituents might reduce psychological stress, the relation between green tea consumption and psychological distress has not been investigated in a large-scale study. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to clarify whether green tea consumption is associated with lower psychological distress. DESIGN We analyzed cross-sectional data for 42,093 Japanese individuals aged > or =40 y from the general population. Information on daily green tea consumption, psychological… CONTINUE READING
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