A study that appeared in the February 2008 issue of Aging Cell Journal, showed that the theaflavins in black tea can mimic the action of insulin. Scientists used cells for the study and human trials have yet to be done, but the results were promising based on the action of the theaflavins to regulate insulin signaling.
Read the study as it appeared in Aging Cell...
- Black tea polyphenols mimic insulin/insulin-like growth factor-1 signalling to the longevity factor FOXO1a
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