Green tea improves metabolic biomarkers, not weight or body composition: a pilot study in overweight breast cancer survivors.

@article{StendellHollis2010GreenTI,
  title={Green tea improves metabolic biomarkers, not weight or body composition: a pilot study in overweight breast cancer survivors.},
  author={Nicole R Stendell-Hollis and Cynthia A Thomson and Patricia A. Thompson and Jennifer W Bea and Ellen C. Cussler and Iman A. Hakim},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={590-600}
}
BACKGROUND Overweight status after breast cancer treatment may increase a woman's risk for recurrent disease and/or early onset cardiovascular disease. Green tea has been proposed to promote weight loss and favourably modify glucose, insulin and blood lipids. This pilot study tested the effect of daily decaffeinated green tea consumption for 6 months on weight and body composition, select metabolic parameters and lipid profiles in overweight breast cancer survivors. METHODS The effect of… CONTINUE READING

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