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Coffee and tea consumption in relation to inflammation and basal glucose metabolism in a multi-ethnic Asian population: a cross-sectional study

Salome A Rebello1, Cynthia H Chen2, Nasheen Naidoo2, Wang Xu3, Jeannette Lee3, Kee Seng Chia3, E Shyong Tai4 and Rob M van Dam5*

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1 Life Sciences Institute, Centre for Life Sciences, National University of Singapore, 05-02, 28 Medical Drive, Singapore 117456

2 Center for Molecular Epidemiology, National University of Singapore, #05-02, 28 Medical Drive, Singapore 117456

3 Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597

4 Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 1E, Kent Ridge Road, NUHS Tower Block Level 10, Singapore 119228

5 Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore Block MD3 #03-17, 16, Medical Drive, Singapore. 117597 and Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, USA

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Nutrition Journal 2011, 10:61  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-61

Published: 2 June 2011

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Additional Tables. Table S1: This table contains information on participant characteristics across categories of tea intake. Table S2: This table contains information on the associations between total tea consumption and metabolic markers.

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