Tea that regulates weight and strengthens health
In South America, mate tea is known as a “drink of the gods”. Here it is much more popular than coffee in Europe or in the US. Here are 5 reasons why you should learn to drink mate tea too:
- Mate tea is rich in antioxidants
Mate tea has about 90% more antioxidants than green tea. Mate also has immunity enhancing properties, it slows down the aging process, purifies the blood and helps prevent many cancers. Also, this tea reduces stress and insomnia.
- Mate enhances the ability to concentrate
Mate lovers say that after they started drinking mate, they feel more energy, it has made it easier for them to concentrate, and their thoughts become clearer. Unlike many other caffeinated drinks, mate doesn’t have any unpleasant side effects, such as headaches or stomach aches, trembling limbs and so on.
- Mate improves digestion
Mate has been used to treat digestive disorders in South America for a long time. Mate herbs stimulate production of bile and other gastric acids, it helps to eliminate many harmful substances from the body and destroys bad bacteria in the stomach, which can cause bad breath.
- Mate increases endurance
Mate contains chemical compounds and nutrients that affect metabolism and efficiency of carbohydrate utilization. If you drink mate regularly, you will burn more calories that body stores in fat cells. Mate helps muscles to recover more quickly after workouts.
- Mate regulates body weight
Mate has stimulant properties, which make us feel full and the feeling of satiety lasts longer. Mate, healthy diet and regular exercising improve metabolism.