Preventive Effects of Catechins on Cardiovascular Disease
AbstractCatechins are polyphenolic phytochemicals with many important physiological activities that play a multifaceted health care function in the human body, especially in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. In this paper, various experimental and clinical studies have revealed the role of catechins in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disorders, and we review the preventive effects of catechins on cardiovascular disease from the following aspects: Regulating lipid metabolism, regulating blood lipid metabolism, vascular endothelial protection, and reducing blood pressure. View Full-Text
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Chen, X.-Q.; Hu, T.; Han, Y.; Huang, W.; Yuan, H.-B.; Zhang, Y.-T.; Du, Y.; Jiang, Y.-W. Preventive Effects of Catechins on Cardiovascular Disease. Molecules 2016, 21, 1759.
Chen X-Q, Hu T, Han Y, Huang W, Yuan H-B, Zhang Y-T, Du Y, Jiang Y-W. Preventive Effects of Catechins on Cardiovascular Disease. Molecules. 2016; 21(12):1759.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Xiao-Qiang; Hu, Ting; Han, Yu; Huang, Wei; Yuan, Hai-Bo; Zhang, Yun-Tian; Du, Yu; Jiang, Yong-Wen. 2016. "Preventive Effects of Catechins on Cardiovascular Disease." Molecules 21, no. 12: 1759.
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