Green tea extract and black tea extract differentially influence cecal levels of short‐chain fatty acids in rats

@inproceedings{Unno2018GreenTE,
  title={Green tea extract and black tea extract differentially influence cecal levels of short‐chain fatty acids in rats},
  author={Tomonori Unno and Naomi Osakabe},
  booktitle={Food science & nutrition},
  year={2018}
}
Increasing evidence indicates that gut microbiota plays a critical role to maintain the host's health. The biological function of microbially produced short-chain fatty acids (SCFA) becomes the focus of attention. This study aimed to compare the effects of green tea extract (GTE) and black tea extract (BTE) on cecal levels of SCFA in rats. Rats consumed an assigned diet of either a control diet, a GTE diet (10 g/kg), or a BTE diet (10 g/kg), for 3 weeks. The dietary addition of GTE… CONTINUE READING
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