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Journal of Tea Science ›› 2010, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (S1): 501-505.

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Research Progress on the Health Functions of Tea Polyphenols and Development of Healthy Foods

WU Xin-rong1, WANG Yue-fei2,*, ZHANG Shi-kang3, XU Ping2, YANG Xian-qiang2   

  1. 1. Zhejiang Tea Group CO. LTD, Hangzhou 310016, China;
    2. Department of Tea Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China;
    3. Hangzhou Tea Research Institute, China COOP, Hangzhou 310016, China
  • Received:2010-10-12 Revised:2010-12-05 Online:2010-12-20 Published:2019-09-11

Abstract: As a great natural antioxidant, tea polyphenols (TP) and its health function has been one of hot-topic studies at home and abroad. This paper reviewed the new outcomes of epidemiological and clinical studies on tea and health, which including prevention and treatment of cancers, cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases and other diseases by TP. Meanwhile the current development and prospects on healthy foods of TP were also mentioned.

Key words: tea polyphenol (TP), antioxidation, health function, healthy foods

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