Yerba Mate Researches Weight Loss, Cholestherol and Performance

Yerba mate -  Ilex paraguariensis

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Origen: Brazil and Argentina

Yerba mate is used to making the beverage known as mate in both Spanish and Portuguese. The drink is called other names in Portuguese, such as chimarrão, and tererê/tereré. Yerba mate was first cultivated and used by the Guaraní people and in some Tupí communities in southern Brazil.

Yerba mate has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. It is able to reduce LDL cholesterol within 20 days of supplementation. Like many supplements derived from plants, it protects the heart and cardiovascular system.

Nutritional value of Yerba mate

Alkaloids caffeine, theophylline, theobromine, fólicos acid, caffeine, tannins, vitamins (A, B1, B2, C, and E), minerals, aluminiumIiron, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, manganese and potassium, protein (essential amino acids), glicídeos, fructose, glucose,  sucrose, etc.), lipids - essential oils and ceráceas substances, dextrin, cellulose and sucrose gum.

Healthy benefits of Yerba mate 

Weight Loss and Performance

By promoting satiety, decreasing body weight, BMI (body mass index), and food intake, burning fat during exercise, reducing cholesterol, fats, and glucose levels, helping with anxiety, and having diuretic effects, Yerba Mate is a good ally in weight loss.

Acute effectiveness of a "fat-loss"


Yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis) infusions have been shown to reduce plasma glucose and serum lipids in humans. Mate tea consumption improved the glycemic control and lipid profile of T2DM subjects, and mate tea consumption combined with nutritional intervention was highly effective in decreasing serum lipid parameters of pre-diabetes individuals, which may reduce their risk of developing coronary disease.


Yerba Mate was able to lower LDL cholesterol by 8.7% in normolipidemic persons, 8.1-8.6% in dyslipidemics (at 20 and 40 days, respectively).Non-HDL lipoproteins decreased, and HDL increased by 4.4%. Apolipoprotein B was also found to be significantly reduced by 6%.

Yerba Mate tea at 330ml thrice a day, LDL was found to decrease (13.5%) alongside glucose (-25mg/dL) and HbA1c (-0.85%), a biomarker of glucose health where less is better.Better effects were seen with yerba mate paired with dietary intervention.

The mate tea group (not diet changes, just 1 liter of Yerba mate tea daily) experienced a decrease in LDL cholesterol (160mg/dL to 150mg/dL after 90 days) while increasing anti-oxidant potential of the body.
HDL and triglycerides were unaffected.

Burns Fat
Yerba Mate increased energy use from fat storage during exercise suggesting a potential role in weight loss and sports performance.

Helps Metabolic Syndrome
By increasing satiety (feeling full from eating), Yerba Mate lowered food intake, body weight, and blood fats.

Increases Energy

Yerba Mate prevented ATP (cellular energy), ADP, and AMP decrease, which increased energy, This effect is probably due to the inhibition of the ATPase (an enzyme that breaks down ATP) by caffeine.

Yerba Mate is a rich source of polyphenols with antioxidant properties significantly stronger than green tea, according to test-tube experiments.
Thus, Yerba Mate likely prevents heart and blood flow disease, aging, and autoimmune disorders through its antioxidant capacity.


Intervention and effects on oxidative stress and antioxidant enzymes.

The mate tea group (not diet changes, just 1 liter of Yerba mate tea daily) experienced a decrease in LDL cholesterol (160mg/dL to 150mg/dL after 90 days) while increasing anti-oxidant potential of the body.
HDL and triglycerides were unaffected.

Relieves Pain
Yerba Mate relieved pain through the noradrenaline pathway.

Reduces Anxiety
Continuous intake of Yerba Mate reduced anxiety, probably by way of the acetylcholine/cholinergic system.

Mood state

 Provides concentration and creativity in the right dose, as it acts on the brain stimulus; has nutrients responsible for alleviating pain and the sensation of body weakness, acting in combat the lack of physical and mental energy.

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