The anti-obesity effects of EGCG in relation to oxidative stress and air-pollution in China

@inproceedings{Cichello2013TheAE,
  title={The anti-obesity effects of EGCG in relation to oxidative stress and air-pollution in China},
  author={Simon Angelo Cichello and Pingsheng Liu and Markendya Jois},
  booktitle={Natural Products and Bioprospecting},
  year={2013}
}
Modern China, similar to most developing nations, has seen a rise in the prevalence of both obesity and diesel exhaust based air pollution. The cause of obesity is multi-factorial encompassing diet, lifestyle and social factors. Also there has been a reduction in the consumption of fruit, vegetables, and traditional medicinal foods such as polyphenol containing green tea. Replacing these, are high fat and carbohydrate based processed foods which are quickly displacing these wholefoods in the… CONTINUE READING