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TEA AND HEALTH: Science Behind the Myths
TEA AND HEALTH: Science Behind the Myths
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About the Book:

Tea is known the world over as a soothing drink and a way of life. During the past two decades, scientific and medical researches have linked tea consumption to a reduced risk of cardiovascular and many types. This book arthritis, blood sugar, and several other illnesses. This book offers a timely and comprehensive review of the major health benefits of tea consumption, the antioxidative actions of tea catechins and polyphenols, investigates cancer-fighting properties and much more. The book attempts to open up the world of this wonderful beverage. Including its manufacturing process, to the common man. Interspersed with interesting information/research findings, coloured photographs and useful diagrams, this book deserves a place on the bookshelf of every Tea Company, tea broker, tea scientist and tea research establishment.

About the Author:

Dr. N. Ghosh Hajra is Project Director, heading the Darjeeling Tea Research and Development Center. Tea Board of India. He acquired his Master's Degree from the University of Calcutta, and a doctorate from Burdwan University. A recipient of CSIR Post Doctoral Scholarship, Dr.N.Ghosh Hajra was a visiting scientist at the invitation of the University of Antwerpen in Belgium. A frequently invited speaker at several international conferences including those held at Bordeau, France, Beijing, China, Brussels, Belgium and Shizuoka,Japan, he is associated with different professional bodies including Academy of Plant Sciences, India, and Society for the Plantation Crops. Dr. N. Ghosh Hajra has authored nearly one hundred research papers, monographs in professional journals of international repute and four books besides a large number of popular articles for which he has received awards and a gold medal.

CONTENTS

Foreword
NK Das, Chairman, tea Board of Indiaxi
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgementsxv
1.History of Tea1
Introduction1
Tea Producing Countries1
Spread of Tea in India2
Other Major Tea Producing Countries 7
Chemical Constituents of Tea12
Tea Drinking Around the World13
References15
2.What is Tea?16
the Plant16
Types of Tea and Processing18
Black Tea19
Green Tea25
Oolong Tea26
White Tea26
Decaffeinated Tea26
Instant Tea28
Organic Tea28
Flavoured Tea29
Spiced Tea29
Herbal Tea30
References31
3.Tea Chemistry and Antioxidative Effects32
Tea Chemistry 32
Antioxidative Effects of Tea35
Mechanisms for Antioxidant Effects of Tea39
Antioxidant Function of Tea Catechins43
References48
4.Dietary Flavonoids and Bioavailability54
Introduction54
Structure54
Food Sources57
Bioavailability58
Effect of Addition of Milk to Tea62
References64
5.Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases67
Coronary Heart Disease67
Atherosclerosis74
Lipoprotein Oxidation75
Platelet Aggregation and Cell Adhesion Molecules77
Endothelial Cell Function77
Hypertension79
Coronary Circulation80
References80
6.Anticarcinogenic Potential88
Introduction88
Stomach Cancer89
Oesophageal Cancer90
Colorectal Cancer92
Prostate Cancer93
Breast Cancer97
Bladder Cancer99
Skin Cancer99
Lung Cancer101
Ovarian Cancer103
References110
7.Protective Effect of Tea120
Antibacterial Effects120
Antiviral Effects122
Anticariogenic Action123
Bone Health126
Kidney Stone128
Diabetes129
Anti-obesity Effects130
Anti-arthritis Effects133
Antidiarrhoeal Effects135
Antiallergic Effects135
Skin and Eye Protection136
Iron Absorption 137
Tea and Alzheimer's Disease138
References140
Glossary151

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Tea is known the world over as a soothing drink and a way of life. During the past two decades, scientific and medical researches have linked tea consumption to a reduced risk of cardiovascular and many types. This book arthritis, blood sugar, and several other illnesses. This book offers a timely and comprehensive review of the major health benefits of tea consumption, the antioxidative actions of tea catechins and polyphenols, investigates cancer-fighting properties and much more. The book attempts to open up the world of this wonderful beverage. Including its manufacturing process, to the common man. Interspersed with interesting information/research findings, coloured photographs and useful diagrams, this book deserves a place on the bookshelf of every Tea Company, tea broker, tea scientist and tea research establishment.

About the Author:

Dr. N. Ghosh Hajra is Project Director, heading the Darjeeling Tea Research and Development Center. Tea Board of India. He acquired his Master's Degree from the University of Calcutta, and a doctorate from Burdwan University. A recipient of CSIR Post Doctoral Scholarship, Dr.N.Ghosh Hajra was a visiting scientist at the invitation of the University of Antwerpen in Belgium. A frequently invited speaker at several international conferences including those held at Bordeau, France, Beijing, China, Brussels, Belgium and Shizuoka,Japan, he is associated with different professional bodies including Academy of Plant Sciences, India, and Society for the Plantation Crops. Dr. N. Ghosh Hajra has authored nearly one hundred research papers, monographs in professional journals of international repute and four books besides a large number of popular articles for which he has received awards and a gold medal.

CONTENTS

Foreword
NK Das, Chairman, tea Board of Indiaxi
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgementsxv
1.History of Tea1
Introduction1
Tea Producing Countries1
Spread of Tea in India2
Other Major Tea Producing Countries 7
Chemical Constituents of Tea12
Tea Drinking Around the World13
References15
2.What is Tea?16
the Plant16
Types of Tea and Processing18
Black Tea19
Green Tea25
Oolong Tea26
White Tea26
Decaffeinated Tea26
Instant Tea28
Organic Tea28
Flavoured Tea29
Spiced Tea29
Herbal Tea30
References31
3.Tea Chemistry and Antioxidative Effects32
Tea Chemistry 32
Antioxidative Effects of Tea35
Mechanisms for Antioxidant Effects of Tea39
Antioxidant Function of Tea Catechins43
References48
4.Dietary Flavonoids and Bioavailability54
Introduction54
Structure54
Food Sources57
Bioavailability58
Effect of Addition of Milk to Tea62
References64
5.Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases67
Coronary Heart Disease67
Atherosclerosis74
Lipoprotein Oxidation75
Platelet Aggregation and Cell Adhesion Molecules77
Endothelial Cell Function77
Hypertension79
Coronary Circulation80
References80
6.Anticarcinogenic Potential88
Introduction88
Stomach Cancer89
Oesophageal Cancer90
Colorectal Cancer92
Prostate Cancer93
Breast Cancer97
Bladder Cancer99
Skin Cancer99
Lung Cancer101
Ovarian Cancer103
References110
7.Protective Effect of Tea120
Antibacterial Effects120
Antiviral Effects122
Anticariogenic Action123
Bone Health126
Kidney Stone128
Diabetes129
Anti-obesity Effects130
Anti-arthritis Effects133
Antidiarrhoeal Effects135
Antiallergic Effects135
Skin and Eye Protection136
Iron Absorption 137
Tea and Alzheimer's Disease138
References140
Glossary151

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