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Research and reviews (134)

Title Date Category Description  
Black tea is not signicantly different from water in the maintenance of normal hydration in human subjects 7th Jun '11 TAP Published Papers There is a belief that caffeinated drinks, such as tea, may adversely affect hydration. This was investigated in a randomised controlled trial.
A randomised cross-over trial to evaluate the impact of tea on measures of hydration 17th Jun '10 TAP Reports There is a view in the popular press that caffeinated drinks, such as tea, have an adverse effect on hydration.
Exercise, Tea Consumption, and Depression Among Breast Cancer Survivors 8th Feb '10 Independent Research Purpose: To examine the association of lifestyle factors and supplement use with depression among breast cancer survivors
Coffee and tea consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes 5th Feb '10 Independent Research The aim of this study was to examine the association of consumption of coffee and tea, separately and in total, with risk of type 2 diabetes and which factors mediate these relations.
Tea consumption and risk of endometrial cancer: a metaanalysis 5th Feb '10 Independent Research The objective of the study was to assess the association between tea consumption and endometrial cancer.
Protective role of tea catechins on erythrocytes subjected to oxidative stress during human aging 5th Feb '10 Independent Research Antioxidant effect of tea catechins has been shown in many epidemiological studies.
Modulatory effects of black v. green tea aqueous extract on hyperglycaemia, hyperlipidaemia and liver dysfunction in diabetic and obese rat models 5th Feb '10 Independent Research Cardiovascular complications are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes, obesity and the metabolic syndrome.
Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, and Tea Consumption in Relation to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 5th Feb '10 Independent Research Coffee consumption has been reported to be inversely associated with risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Green and black tea extracts inhibit HMG-CoA reductase and activate AMP kinase to decrease cholesterol synthesis in hepatoma cells 5th Feb '10 Independent Research Recent studies have demonstrated that green and black tea consumption can lower serum cholesterol in animals and in man, and suppression of hepatic cholesterol synthesis is suggested to contribute to this effect.
L-theanine and caffeine improve task switching but not intersensory attention or subjective alertness 5th Feb '10 Independent Research Tea ingredients L-theanine and caffeine have repeatedly been shown to deliver unique cognitive benefits when consumed in combination.
Coffee, Tea, Caffeine Intake, and Risk of Adult Glioma in Three Prospective Cohort Studies 5th Feb '10 Independent Research Current data suggest that caffeinated beverages may be associated with lower risk of glioma.
Addition of whole, semiskimmed, and skimmed bovine milk reduces the total antioxidant capacity of black tea 5th Feb '10 Independent Research Epidemiological studies have shown that populations consuming fruits, vegetables, tea, cocoa, and red wine have lower incidences of cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, and eye disease.
Black tea reduces uric acid and C-reactive protein levels in humans susceptible to cardiovascular diseases 5th Feb '10 Independent Research The health benefïts of tea and tea extracts have been well documented, especially with respect to chemo preventive effects on cancers, cardiovasculardiseases, and inflammation.
Dietary avonoid intake and colorectal cancer: a case-control study 5th Feb '10 Independent Research Diets rich in avonoids may reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
Risk factors for low bone mass in healthy 40-60 year old women: A systematic review of the literature 24th Sep '09 Independent Research E. J. Waugh, M.-A. Lam, G. A. Hawker, J. McGowan, A. Papaioannou, A. M. Cheung, A. B. Hodsman,W. D. Leslie, K. Siminoski and S. A. Jama.

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