Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care

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The Effect of Green Tea Extract on Blood Pressure and Body Mass Index in Postmenopausal Iranian Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Samaneh Movahedi Zadeh 1 , Mitra Tadayon 2 , * , Parvin Abedi 2 and Amir Siahpoosh 3
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1 Department of Midwifery, Diabetes Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Midwifery, Menopause Andropause Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Medicinal Plant and Natural Products Research Center, Department of Pharmcognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: October 01, 2015, 4 (4); e26995
  • Published Online: October 17, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 14, 2015
  • Revised: June 8, 2015
  • Accepted: June 10, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjcdc-26995

To Cite: Movahedi Zadeh S, Tadayon M, Abedi P, Siahpoosh A. The Effect of Green Tea Extract on Blood Pressure and Body Mass Index in Postmenopausal Iranian Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2015 ; 4(4):e26995. doi: 10.17795/jjcdc-26995.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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