Relationship among habitual tea consumption, percent body fat, and body fat distribution

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Objective: To disclose the possible relationship between habitual tea consumption and changes in total body fat and fat distribution in humans. Research Methods and Procedures: A cross-sectional survey of 1210 epidemiologically sampled adults (569 men and 641 women) were enrolled in our study. Tea consumption and other lifestyle characteristics were obtained by structured questionnaires. Percent body fat (BF%) was measured using bioelectrical impedance analysis. Body fat distribution was assessed using waist-to-hip ratio (WHR). Results: Among the 1103 analyzed subjects, 473 adults (42.9%) consumed tea once or more per week for at least 6 months. The habitual tea drinkers were male-dominant, more frequently current smokers, and alcohol or coffee drinkers than the nonhabitual tea drinkers. Habitual tea drinkers for more than 10 years showed a 19.6% reduction in BF% and a 2.1% reduction in WHR compared with nonhabitual tea drinkers. The multiple stepwise regression models revealed that men, older age, higher BMI, and current smokers were positive factors for BF% and WHR. In contrast, longer duration of habitual tea consumption and higher total physical activity were negative factors for BF%. Longer duration of habitual tea consumption, higher socioeconomic status, and premenopausal status were negative factors for WHR. Discussion: An inverse relationship may exist among habitual tea consumption, BF%, and body fat distribution, especially for subjects who have maintained the habit of tea consumption for more than 10 years.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)1088-1095
頁數8
期刊Obesity Research
11
發行號9
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2003 一月 1

指紋

Body Fat Distribution
body fat distribution
Fat Body
Tea
tea
body fat
Adipose Tissue
waist-to-hip ratio
Waist-Hip Ratio
duration
bioelectrical impedance
Coffee
socioeconomic status
research methods
Electric Impedance
Social Class
cross-sectional studies
physical activity
Habits
lifestyle

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Food Science
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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