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Beneficial effects of catechin-rich green tea and inulin on the body composition of overweight adults

Nutrition
Author
Hsin-Yi Yang et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2012

Country : Taiwan

Journal : British Journal of Nutrition

Green tea catechin has been proposed to have an anti-obesity effect. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the effect of catechin-rich green tea in combination with inulin affects body weight and fat mass in obese and overweight adults. A total of thirty subjects were divided into a control group and an experimental group who received 650 ml tea or catechin-rich green tea plus inulin. A reduction of body weight (− 1· 29 (sem 0· 35) kg) and fat mass (0· 82 (sem 0· 27) kg) in the experimental group was found after 6 weeks, and …
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