In this completely accessible and understandable guide, readers learn how green tea acts as a stronger antioxidant than vitamin C or E and inhibits ...Show synopsisIn this completely accessible and understandable guide, readers learn how green tea acts as a stronger antioxidant than vitamin C or E and inhibits blood clots as effectively as aspirin. They discover how its wonderful health-giving properties guard against cancer, protect against heart disease, slow the aging process, and even help reduce weight, safely and effectively.Hide synopsis
Description:Very good. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and...Very good. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Thriftbooks. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
Description:Very good. Book has appearance of light use with no easily...Very good. Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Green Earth Books is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
Description:Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use...Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. With pride from Motor City. All books guaranteed. Best Service, Best Prices.
Description:Good. 1575662434 (3A17 LH) Additional items ship at a...Good. 1575662434 (3A17 LH) Additional items ship at a discounted rate (not free). Please ask for details. Please Note: Pictures may be catalog/stock photos and NOT an actual picture of the actual item being sold. If you are looking for a particular cover art or edition, please ask BEFORE buying. Typical transit time for standard media mail is 7-10 business days.
It took some time to start reading this because I?ve been burned by books touting a single item (substitutes for Vioxx and Celebrex, the Coconut Oil Miracle, etc.). They often promise more than they deliver. I flipped to the back and found 11 pages of sources for this small book. I was impressed.
The claims made for green tea are impressive:
- Lower the risk of stroke by making blood platelets less ?sticky.?
- Enhance the immune system by guarding against the oxidants and free radicals that weaken the body?s natural defense system.
- Help control blood pressure.
- Prevent normal cells from turning cancerous.
- Suppress the formation and growth of tumors.
- Help regulate cholesterol levels.
- Inhibit blood clots.
- Help control blood sugar levels.
- Slow the aging process.
- Aid in weight loss because it inhibits the breakdown of starch.
- Fight bacteria in the mouth that cause cavities and bad breath.
- Fight viruses, fungi and food-borne bacteria.
Frankly, this is a rather extensive list and the last one mentioned is a shocker. A single substance can fight both viruses and bacteria? Hmmm.
However, Taylor is sure of her facts and shares studies that prove her points. If you see the book in a bookstore, it sure is unimpressive! There are no glossy photos, no slick cover and no expensive paper. It is only the best book I?ve ever read about tea.
The breadth of this small book is amazing. Most of the book is dedicated to explaining why green tea is so healthful. Then, Taylor talks about the history of tea and current trends (Did you know that Ireland is the greatest per capita tea drinking country in the world? This is as of the date of the book?s printing).
The following sections were welcome surprises: how to identify the various kinds of green teas; where to buy it (brands offered in retail outlets and mail order sources) and the details for:
- The best way to make tea.
- The Japanese and Chinese formal tea ceremonies
Finally, Taylor offers some intriguing green tea recipes (spiced green tea, green tea ice cream, etc.) and a Glossary of Terms.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.
You're signed up (and we ♥ you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!