It can also increase physical performance. Many athletes including Leo Messi, Luis Suarez, Paul Pogba, and Antoine Griezmann among others drink yerba mate both for leisure and before physical activity
Yerba mate may also boost your immune system to help prevent infections from bacteria, parasites and fungi.
It is also a herb that can help lose weight and belly fat. Studies show it can decrease the number of fat cells and reduce the amount of fat they hold.
Yerba mate has been proven to lower blood sugar levels and helps lower the risk of diabetes, as well as other blood sugar-related health conditions.