Tea Consumption and Health


Gautam Banerjee (Editor)
Director and Science leader- Nutrition and Health, Unilever Research India Bangalore, India

Series: Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
BISAC: HEA017000

Tea has been consumed for the the last 3,000 years. Tea, either green or black tea has been consumed as a beverage and its health benefits have been widely explored. Tea is known for its benefits against cardiovascular disease, anti-inflammatory benefits, antimicrobial, as well as skin and oral care agent. In this book, experts in tea explore its health effects in various aspects such as skin, diabetes, cardiovascular disease etc. This book is an excellent collection of literature evidence on health benefits of tea for the global reader. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1. Tea polyphenols: health, bioavailability and novel use
(K. S. Saloua, K. Salahc and L. Ahmed)

2. Green tea and its impact on human health: myth or scientific true?
(B. M. Silva)

3. Potential health benefits of green tea: role of epigallocatechin-3-Gallate in prevention of inflammatory pathologies
(E. Melgarejo, M.A Medina, F. Sánchez-Jiménez and J.L Urdiales)

4. Effects of Green Tea Catechin Consumption on Cardiovascular Diseases
(S. Jun-Chi, M. Isobe, R. Morishita and R. Nagai)

5. Anti-diabetic activity of black, green and oolong tea.
(H. Gandhi and A. Upaganlawar)

6. Mechanisms underlying ischemic stroke prevention by tea
(Y. N. Clement)

7. Green tea polyphenolic compounds and cardiovascular disorders
(A. Upaganlawar and H. Gandhi)

8. Tea and Healthy Skin
(N. Waranuch and W. Wisuitiprot)

9. Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a constituent of green tea and its anti-fibrotic effect
(O.A Branford , A.O Grobbelaar and K.J Rolfe)

10. Translational Research of the Green Tea Catechin, EGCG, as HIV-1 Therapy
(Christina L. Nance and William T. Shearer)

11. Passionflower Tea Consumption and Sleep Health
(A. Ngan and R. Conduit)

12. Green tea consumption and male urinary incontinence: A community-based study in Japan
(A H. Lee)


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