publication . Article . 2016

Assessing the effects of a short-term green tea intervention in skin microvascular function and oxygen tension in older and younger adults.

Wasilewski, Rebecca; Ubara, Emmanuel O.; Klonizakis, Markos;
Open Access English
  • Published: 07 May 2016
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Green tea consumption has been associated with a reduction in cardiovascular disease risk factors. However, there is little evidence examining its potential differing effect between younger and older populations, while little is known on its effect on the circulatory system when oxygen demand is higher. Therefore the aim of this study was to evaluate the short-term effects of green tea consumption on\ud microvascular functioning in both an older and younger population. Fifteen young [24 (4.0)] and fifteen older [61 (4.0)] participants, consumed two cups of green tea daily for 14 days. We used Laser Doppler Flowmetry to assess cutaneous microvascular function and...
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free text keywords: Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine, Circulatory system, Anatomy, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Cardiology, Oxygen tension, Young adult, Surgery, Diabetes mellitus, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Vasodilation, Microcirculation, Blood pressure, Population, education.field_of_study, education
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