Green tea extract reduces blood pressure, inflammatory biomarkers, and oxidative stress and improves parameters associated with insulin resistance in obese, hypertensive patients.

@article{Bogdaski2012GreenTE,
  title={Green tea extract reduces blood pressure, inflammatory biomarkers, and oxidative stress and improves parameters associated with insulin resistance in obese, hypertensive patients.},
  author={Paweł Bogdański and Joanna Suliburska and Monika Szulińska and Marta Stępień and Danuta Pupek-Musialik and Anna Jablecka},
  journal={Nutrition research},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={421-7}
}
Green tea (GT) consumption is known to be associated with enhanced cardiovascular and metabolic health. The purpose of this study is to examine the hypothesis that supplementation with GT alters insulin resistance and associated cardiovascular risk factors in obese, hypertensive patients. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 56 obese, hypertensive subjects were randomized to receive a daily supplement of 1 capsule that contained either 379 mg of GT extract (GTE) or a matching placebo… CONTINUE READING
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