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Title Health benefits of green tea : an evidence-based approach / edited by Yukihiko Hara (editor in chief), Chung S. Yang, Mamoru Isemura and Tomita Isao
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Boston, MA : CABI, [2017]
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Contents Efficacy of Tea in Human Health / Isao Tomita -- Characteristics of Japanese Green Tea / Yoriyuki Nakamura -- Research on Tea and Human Health in China and the Contribution to the Development of the Chinese Tea Industry / Chen Zongmao and Lin Zhi -- Studies by Japanese Scientists on the Health Effects of Green Tea / Koichi Saeki, Takeshi Minami, and Mamoru Isemura -- Health-related Studies of Tea in Africa / Zeno Apostolides -- Efficient Synthesis of Catechin Probe and its Molecular Dynamics / Toshiyuki Kan, Tomohiro Asakawa, and Makoto Inai -- Bioavailability and Biotransformation of Tea Polyphenols / Chung S. Yang and Mao-Jung Lee -- Tea Catechins in Cancer Prevention and Therapy -- Molecular Mechanism and Human Relevance / Chung S. Yang and Hong Wang -- Green Tea Catechins for the Prevention of Colorectal Tumorigenesis: from Bench to Bed / Masahito Shimizu and Hisataka Moriwaki -- Green Tea Polyphenol EGCG-sensing Receptor / Hirofumi Tachibana -- ̂̂Clinical Trials and New Drug Development / Yukihiko Hara -- Preventive Effects of Green Tea and its Components on Obesity / Kazutoshi Sayama -- Effects of Tea Galloyl Catechins on the Reduction of Body Fat / Takami Kakuda -- Protective Effects of Green Tea Catechins on Cardio- and Cerebral Vascular Diseases / Takako A. Tomita -- Anti-obesity Effects of Green Tea Catechins / Ichiro Tokimitsu and Shinichi Meguro -- Antidiabetic Effects / Noriyuki Miyoshi -- Impact of Green Tea Catechins on Multidrug-resistant Bacterial Pathogens / Peter W. Taylor -- Effects of Green Tea on Influenza Infection and the Common Cold / Hiroshi Yamada -- Immune Regulatory Effect of Green Tea / Mari Maeda-Yamamoto, Hirofumi Tachibana, and Manami Monobe -- Protective Effects of Catechins on Hepatitis and Liver Fibrosis / Takuji Suzuki -- Effects of Green Tea Catechins on Aging and Dementia / Keiko Unno -- Green Tea in the Protection against Neurodegeneration / Hidehiko Yokogoshi -- ̂Effects of High-molecular-weight Polyphenol (Mitochondria Activation Factor) Derived from Black Tea and Oolong Tea on Mitochondria Function / Osamu Numata -- Effects of Theanine and Other Ingredients of Tea on Stress and Aging / Keiko Unno -- Green Tea and Oral Health / Rupali Agnihotri and Sumit Gaur -- Radioprotective Effects of Green Tea / Shuichi Masuda and Yuko Shimamura -- Effects of Catechins on Intestinal Flora / Yukihiko Hara
Summary This book provides evidence to support the health-promoting components of green tea for human health. Consisting of 27 chapters, it explores the significance of green tea and its catechins represented by epigallocatechin gallate, demonstrating their beneficial effects on diseases including cancer, obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, cerebrovascular disorders, atherosclerosis, diabetes, bacterial and viral diseases, hepatitis, dementia, and neurodegenerative diseases. The present status of human studies and avenues for future research are discussed. It is written by a team of experts from across the globe and makes significant Japanese findings available to international researchers. It is an essential resource for researchers interested in the biochemistry and pharmacology of green tea, and functional foods and beverages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Green tea
Camellia sinensis
Catechin -- therapeutic use
Phytotherapy -- methods
Anticancer properties.
Anticarcinogenic properties.
Antineoplastic properties.
Antioxidant properties.
Bacterial diseases.
Body fat.
Cardiovascular diseases.
Central nervous system.
Cerebrovascular disorders.
Chemical composition.
Diabetes mellitus.
Epigallocatechin gallate.
Functional foods.
Green tea.
Green tea.
Human diseases.
Liver diseases.
Medicinal properties.
Metabolic disorders.
Metabolic syndrome.
Nervous system diseases.
Tea (beverage)
Viral diseases.
Viral hepatitis.
Form Electronic book
Author Hara, Yukihiko, 1943- editor
Isao, Tomita, editor
Isemura, Mamoru, editor
Yang, Chung S., editor
LC no. 2017018726
ISBN 1786392402