Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze (tea), including catechins from green tea, and contribution to the maintenance or achievement of a normal body weight (ID 1107, 1112, 1544, 2716), increased beta-oxidation of fatty acids leading to a reduction in body fat mass (ID 1123, 1124, 3698), and maintenance of normal blood glucose concentrations (ID 1115, 1545) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006: EFSA-Q-2008-1846 , EFSA-Q-2008-1851 , EFSA-Q-2008-1854 , EFSA-Q-2008-1862 , EFSA-Q-2008-1863 , EFSA-Q-2008-2281 , EFSA-Q-2008-2282 , EFSA-Q-2008-3449 , EFSA-Q-2008-4421

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuropean Food Safety Authority
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • beta-oxidation
  • blood glucose
  • green tea
  • catechins
  • fat mass
  • Camellia sinensis
  • health claims
  • body weight
  • Epigallo-catechin-3-gallate (EGCG)

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