Green Tea (2nd Edition): Matcha and More!

Overview


People throughout Asia have enjoyed the benefits of green tea for centuries. And recent research shows that green tea has the potential to benefit health in countless ways. Studies suggest that catechins, powerful plant-based antioxidants in green tea, have greater potential for fighting damage caused by free radicals than familiar antioxidants vitamin C and E. Green tea supports cancer prevention, detox regimens, skin care and more! Learn more about why green tea is the fourth most commonly used dietary ...
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Overview


People throughout Asia have enjoyed the benefits of green tea for centuries. And recent research shows that green tea has the potential to benefit health in countless ways. Studies suggest that catechins, powerful plant-based antioxidants in green tea, have greater potential for fighting damage caused by free radicals than familiar antioxidants vitamin C and E. Green tea supports cancer prevention, detox regimens, skin care and more! Learn more about why green tea is the fourth most commonly used dietary supplement in the U.S. in this completely revised and updated booklet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580542159
  • Publisher: Woodland Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/3/2012
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 1,487,968
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 5.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kate Gilbert Udall is the author of several Woodland Publishing titles including: Amino Acids; Brain Nutrients; Breast Care; Cordyceps Sinensis; Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil; Managing Acid Reflux; Nature's Antibiotics; and Saw Palmetto.

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Table of Contents

Drink to Your Health 5

History 5

Brewing Green Tea 7

Antioxidant Properties 7

Green Tea Components 8

L-Theanine 9

Polyphenols 10

Catechins 10

Other Flavonoids 11

Types of Green Tea 12

Matcha Tea 12

Sencha Tea 15

Cancer Prevention 17

Breast Cancer 18

Skin Cancer 19

Bladder Cancer 19

Prostate Cancer 20

Lung Cancer 20

Colon/Intestinal Cancer 21

Pancreatic Cancer 21

Other Benefits 21

Detox and Cleansing 21

Alzheimer's Disease 23

High Cholesterol 23

Weight Control and Energy 23

High Blood Pressure 26

Genital Warts 27

Anxiety 28

Seasonal Allergies 28

Autoimmune Diseases 29

Arthritis 30

Oral Health 31

Skin Care 32

Aging 32

Skin Problems 33

Safety Precautions 34

Take Time for Tea 35

References 36

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