Antioxidant Properties and Health Benefits of Green Tea



Series: Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
BISAC: TEC012000

Derived from leaves of evergreen herb Camellia sinensis, green tea is known for its significant human health benefits. Once primarily consumed in Asia and North Africa, green tea is becoming increasingly available around the world with an increase in its average annual growth. There has been a tremendous change in the consumption pattern of green tea, a prime drive of which is the increasing knowledge about and marketing of its health benefits. The most notable health benefit of green tea is its powerful antioxidant potential, which helps prevent cellular damage from certain oxidation reactions in the body at the molecular level.

This book is an informative forum highlighting research on the antioxidant activity of green tea pertaining to its health benefits. The book is organised into seven chapters that provide a comprehensive review of the antioxidant activity of green tea and its associated health benefits. The book outlines useful information and improves the fundamental knowledge regarding the processing of green tea, its chemical components, their role as antioxidants and usefulness as nutraceuticals.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Green Tea: The Versatile Health Beverage
Baishakhi De and Tridib Kumar Goswami, PhD

Chapter 2. Beneficial Properties of Green Tea
Surbhi Pradhan and R.C. Dubey

Chapter 3. Green Tea and Its Impact on Human Health
Runu Chakraborty, PhD, and Abhijit Das

Chapter 4. Effects of Green Tea: A Review
Priyanka, Ramesh Chandra Tiwari, PhD and Rakesh Bhutiani, PhD

Chapter 5. Antineoplastic Activity of Green Tea
Pracheta Janmeda and Priya Chaudhary

Chapter 6. Green Tea: An Elixir for a Healthier Life
Anowar Khasru Parvez and Mahfuza Marzan

Chapter 7. Antioxidant Properties As Well As Advantage for Health’s of “Un-Oxidized Tea”
Anamika Rana and Manjusha Tyagi, PhD


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