Oolong tea increases energy metabolism in Japanese females.

@article{Komatsu2003OolongTI,
  title={Oolong tea increases energy metabolism in Japanese females.},
  author={Tatsushi Komatsu and Masayo Nakamori and Keiko Komatsu and Kazuaki Hosoda and Mariko Okamura and Kenji Toyama and Yoshiyuki Ishikura and Tohru Sakai and Daisuke Kunii and Shigeru Yamamoto},
  journal={The journal of medical investigation : JMI},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 3-4},
  pages={170-5}
}
Oolong tea is a traditional Chinese tea that has long been believed to be beneficial to health such as decreasing body fat. We were interested in this assertion and tried to evaluate the effect of oolong tea on energy expenditure (EE) in comparison with green tea. The subjects were eleven healthy Japanese females (age 20+/-1 y; body mass index (BMI) 21.2+/-2.5 kg/m2) who each consumed of three treatments in a crossover design: 1) water, 2) oolong tea, 3) green tea. Resting energy expenditure… CONTINUE READING
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