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Author Juneja, Lekh R
Title Green Tea Polyphenols : Nutraceuticals of Modern Life
Imprint Baton Rouge : Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
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Edition 1st ed
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Note Front Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- About the Editors -- Contributors -- Chapter 1 - Green Tea: History, Processing Techniques, Principles, Traditions, Features, and Attractions -- Chapter 2 - Biochemical and Physicochemical Characteristics of Green Tea Polyphenols -- Chapter 3 - Metabolism, Bioavailability, and Safety Features of Green Tea Polyphenols -- Chapter 4 - Green Tea Polyphenols for Cancer Risk Reduction: Preclinical and Epidemiological Studies -- Chapter 5 - Chemopreventive Action of Green Tea Polyphenols (Molecular-Biological Mechanisms) -- Chapter 6 - Green Tea Prevents Ultraviolet Radiation-Induced Skin Cancer through Rapid Repair of DNA Damage -- Chapter 7 - Green Tea Polyphenols in Cardiovascular Diseases -- Chapter 8 - Green Tea Polyphenols in Weight Management (Obesity) and Diabetes -- Chapter 9 - Green Tea Polyphenols for the Protection of Internal Organs-Focus on Renal Damage Caused by Oxidative Stress -- Chapter 10 - Green Tea Polyphenols Improve Bone and Muscle Quality -- Chapter 11 - Role of Green Tea Polyphenols in Strengthening the Immune System -- Chapter 12 - Green Tea Polyphenols in Allergic Remedies -- Chapter 13 - Green Tea Polyphenols and Gut Health -- Chapter 14 - Green Tea Polyphenols in Oral Care -- Chapter 15 - Nutrigenomics and Proteomics of Tea Polyphenols -- Chapter 16 - Green Tea Polyphenols in Food and Nonfood Applications -- Back Cover
There is a wealth of published research on the health-promoting effects of green tea and its various components including polyphenols. Green Tea Polyphenols: Nutraceuticals of Modern Life presents a collection of global findings on the numerous health benefits of green tea polyphenols, confirming their position as healthy functional ingredients. With chapters contributed by experts in the field of green tea science and the inclusion of extensive references, this book provides an authoritative volume that can be used to guide researchers, scientists, and regulatory bodies. Each chapter previews a specific theme and highlights recent research and development conducted in the field. The book begins with the history, processing, and features of green tea. It then describes the chemical composition and biochemical and physicochemical characteristics, followed by a discussion of the properties of green tea polyphenols, including metabolism, bioavailability, and safety. The subsequent chapters deal with the numerous health benefits associated with consumption of green tea polyphenols. These include benefits related to cancer risk and prevention, cardiovascular disease, protection of internal organs, diabetes and weight management, bone and muscle health, allergies, oral care, inflammation, and gut health. The book addresses the nutrigenomics and proteomics of poyphenols. It also examines food and nonfood applications of green tea polyphenols, such as extracts, supplements, and skin and hair cosmetic products, demonstrating both therapeutic and functional health benefits. This book brings together a wide array of data on green tea polyphenols, providing a greater understanding of them and insight into their effects on human health, and their applications and commercial potential
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Juneja, Lekh R. Green Tea Polyphenols : Nutraceuticals of Modern Life Baton Rouge : Taylor & Francis Group,c2013 9781439847886
Subject Green tea -- Therapeutic use.;Plant polyphenols -- Health aspects.;Functional foods
Electronic books
Alt Author Kapoor, Mahendra P
Okubo, Tsutomu
Rao, Theertham
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