Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze (tea), including catechins in green tea and tannins in black tea, and protection of DNA, proteins and lipids from oxidative damage (ID 1103, 1276, 1311, 1708, 2664), reduction of acid production in dental plaque (ID 1105, 1111), maintenance of bone (ID 1109), decreasing potentially pathogenic intestinal microorganisms (ID 1116), maintenance of vision (ID 1280), maintenance of normal blood pressure (ID 1546) and maintenance of normal blood cholesterol concentrations (ID 1113, 1114) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006: EFSA-Q-2008-1842 , EFSA-Q-2008-1844 , EFSA-Q-2008-1848 , EFSA-Q-2008-1850 , EFSA-Q-2008-1852 , EFSA-Q-2008-1853 , EFSA-Q-2008-1855 , EFSA-Q-2008-2014 , EFSA-Q-2008-2018 , EFSA-Q-2008-2048 , EFSA-Q-2008-2283 , EFSA-Q-2008-2444 , EFSA-Q-2008-3397

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Research output: Book/ReportReport

Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuropean Food Safety Authority
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • tannins
  • vision, blood pressure
  • green tea
  • catechins
  • lipids
  • blood cholesterol
  • potentially pathogenic intestinal microorganisms
  • health claims
  • tea
  • dental plaque
  • Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
  • black tea
  • bone
  • DNA
  • oxidative damage
  • proteins

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