Why is good drinking mate?
The lipogenic and thermogenic properties of mate give surprising results for anti-cellulite treatments, as well as reducing creams. Today we know perfectly well that the infusion of yerba mate, in any form, primed or as an infusion (cooked mate and tereré or cold mate), is really stimulating, tonic and regenerating of the organism.
Yerba mate is one of the most complete infusions, we could say that it is a food in itself. In addition to resin, fiber, volatile oil and tannins, which characterize many of these plants with the same essence. It contains carotene, vitamins A, C, E, B-1, B-2, and B-compound, which contribute to the body's release and use of the energy contained in food. They collaborate with muscle function and help to have a healthy organism, skin and hair. Studies found that it is rich in polyphenols, with properties similar to red wine in its role as a strong antioxidant, it raises the body's defenses, protecting it from cell destruction. It has an antioxidant power as or more intense than ascorbic acid (vitamin C).
Polyphenols (1) are powerful antioxidants that improve the body's natural defenses, and protect it from cell damage. It is a group of chemical substances found in plants and final products (berries, tea, beer, grapes / wine, olive oil, chocolate / cocoa, nuts, peanuts, pomegranates, yerba mate, and other fruits and vegetables), which are characterized by the presence of more than one phenol group per molecule. Polyphenols are generally subdivided into hydrolysable tannins, which are esters of glucose gallic acid and other sugars; and phenylpropanoids, such as lignin, flavonoids and condensed tannins..