Effect of Catechins on Serum Lipids in Obese Women

카테킨 음용이 비만여성의 혈중 지질농도에 미치는 영향

  • 최원호 (가천의과학대학교 물리치료학과) ;
  • 이중원 (인하대학교 의과대학 재활의학과)
  • Received : 2011.10.07
  • Accepted : 2011.12.20
  • Published : 2012.01.28


This study was developed to test the effectiveness catechin beverage drinking as exercise supplementary food for obese women. The effects of catekin were determined by weight, total cholesterol, triglycerides, High density lipoprotein cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol. Twenty-seven obese women were participated in this study. Eight women were tea catechin drinking group, Nine women were exercise group, and ten women were tea catekin drinking-combined with exercise group. After catechin drinking or exercise conducted, blood lipid factor were analyzed. body weight and triglycerides low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels were significantly decreased in tea catekin drinking combined with exercise group (p<0.001) and exercise group (p<0.001). total cholesterol were significantly decreased in three groups (p<0.05). It is thought that together catechin drinking and exercise can maximize weight loss of obese woman and reducing of blood lipid factor.




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