Randomized controlled trial for an effect of green tea consumption on insulin resistance and inflammation markers.

@article{Fukino2005RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial for an effect of green tea consumption on insulin resistance and inflammation markers.},
  author={Yoko Fukino and Mari Shimbo and Nobuo Aoki and Tutomu Okubo and Hiroyasu Iso},
  journal={Journal of nutritional science and vitaminology},
  year={2005},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={335-42}
}
To study the effects of the intake of green tea and polyphenols, which are a component of green tea, on insulin resistance and systemic inflammation, a randomized controlled trial was conducted on 66 patients aged 32-73 y (53 males and 13 females) with borderline diabetes or diabetes. Subjects in the intervention group were asked to take a packet of green tea extracts/powder containing 544 mg polyphenols (456 mg catechins) daily, which was a dose that could be taken without difficulty, and were… CONTINUE READING

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