Food and Nutrition Sciences

ISSN Print: 2157-944X

ISSN Online: 2157-9458


Call For Papers


    Special Issue on Health Effects of Tea


    The Health Effects of Tea have been examined that Camellia sinensis infusions were useful for treating conditions including tumors, abscesses, bladder ailments, and lethargy about 4700 years ago in China. Tea contains a large number of possibly bioactive chemicals, including flavonoids, amino acids, vitamins, caffeine and several polysaccharides, catechins have known anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties, which may suppress pain and provide calming effects. It has been suggested green tea may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and some forms of cancer, reduce blood pressure, help with weight control, improve antibacterial and antivirasic activity, and increase bone mineral density.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original researches and review articles on exploring health effects of tea. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:


    • Classification of tea
    • Tea cultivation, processing, packing and storage
    • Health effects of theanine and caffeine
    • Tea catechin and polyphenols
    • Anti-cancer properties
    • Potential drawbacks of tea


    Authors should read over the journal’s Authors’ Guidelines carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal at Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Health Effects of Tea” should be chosen during your submission.


    According to the following timetable:


    Submission Deadline

    October 28th, 2014

    Publication Date

    December 2014


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