Anti-Obese Effects of Mixture Contained Pine needle, Black Tea and Green Tea Extracts

솔잎, 홍차 및 녹차 추출물 함유 조성물의 항비만 효과

  • Jeon, Jeong-Ryae (Obesity-Diabetes Advanced Research Center, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Kim, Jong-Yeon (Obesity-Diabetes Advanced Research Center, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Lee, Kyung-Mi (LG-Bio Research Institute) ;
  • Cho, Duck-Hyung (LG-Bio Research Institute)
  • 전정례 (영남대학교 의과대학 비만-당뇨병 선도연구센터) ;
  • 김종연 (영남대학교 의과대학 비만-당뇨병 선도연구센터) ;
  • 이경미 (엘지바이오 연구소) ;
  • 조덕형 (엘지바이오 연구소)
  • Published : 2005.12.31


The aims of this study were to evaluate the anti-obese effects of pine needle, black tea and green tea in rats and overweight people. Supplementation of 1, 2, 4 and 8% amount to the control diet of pine needle extract and mixture groups significantly decreased body weight gain and visceral fat mass compared with that of control diet group. Supplementation of 1, 2 and 4% amount to the control diet of black and green tea extracts groups significantly decreased body weight gain and visceral fat mass compared with that of control diet group. Anti-obese effect in body weight gain and visceral fat mass of mixture group was higher than in other groups. In human study, extracts mixture supplementation to overweight subjects significantly decreased both body weight and body fat compared with placebo control group. In vitro study, black and green tea extracts significantly inhibited both the pancreatic lipase and ${\alpha}-amylase$ activities dose dependently. In conclusion, the anti-obese effects of pine needle, black, and green teas in rats were found. In overweight human subjects, extracts mixture decreased body weight and body fat compared with placebo control group. Anti-obese effect in black and green tea groups might be from an decrease in carbohydrate and fat digestions via inhibition of pancreatic ${\alpha}-amylase$ and lipase activities in part.


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