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Association of Tea Consumption with Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Anti-Beta-Amyloid Effects of Tea

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Tea Research Institute, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
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Liupao Tea Academy, Wuzhou 543003, Guangxi, China
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National Tea and Tea product Quality Supervision and Inspection Center (Guizhou), Zunyi 563100, China
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Ningbo Extension Station of Forestry & Specialty Technology, Ningbo 315012, China
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Nutrients 2018, 10(5), 655; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10050655
Received: 4 April 2018 / Revised: 16 May 2018 / Accepted: 21 May 2018 / Published: 22 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Tea in Health and Disease)
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Abstract

Neurodegenerative disease Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is attracting growing concern because of an increasing patient population among the elderly. Tea consumption is considered a natural complementary therapy for neurodegenerative diseases. In this paper, epidemiological studies on the association between tea consumption and the reduced risk of AD are reviewed and the anti-amyloid effects of related bioactivities in tea are summarized. Future challenges regarding the role of tea in preventing AD are also discussed. View Full-Text
Keywords: Camellia sinensis; epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG); theanine; caffeine; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson’s disease Camellia sinensis; epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG); theanine; caffeine; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson’s disease
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Polito, C.A.; Cai, Z.-Y.; Shi, Y.-L.; Li, X.-M.; Yang, R.; Shi, M.; Li, Q.-S.; Ma, S.-C.; Xiang, L.-P.; Wang, K.-R.; Ye, J.-H.; Lu, J.-L.; Zheng, X.-Q.; Liang, Y.-R. Association of Tea Consumption with Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Anti-Beta-Amyloid Effects of Tea. Nutrients 2018, 10, 655.

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