• Additional Health Benefits of Yerba Mate
  • Rich Source of Magnesium – required for over 300 biological processes in the body.
  • Natural Diuretic – helps the body eliminate toxins and wastes by stimulating the production of urine.
  • An Immune Booster
  • Appetite Suppressant – effective in controlling hunger.
  • Blood Purifier – has a cleansing affect on the blood.

Drinking a cup of coffee before exercising is not the only way that you can boost your metabolism and increase fat burning.

I usually have a large cup of Yerba Mate tea about 30 minutes before I workout. I’ve found it to be helpful in maintaining a lean body. Yerba Mate has specific polyphenols and phytochemicals that regulate fat metabolism.

Herbal teas not only hydrate your body, but they also provide a rich source of antioxidants, and other health promoting benefits such as lowering your cholesterol and blood pressure.

Since I’ve been drinking Yerba Mate I’ve also noticed a difference in my exercise performance. I’m able to push my mind and body through more intensive workouts.

I usually drink my Yerba Mate tea plain or sweeten it with a couple drops of liquid stevia. I really like the flavor combination of  Yerba Mate and Food For The Immortals Butterscotch Toffee Stevia. I usually get this stevia from Longevity Warehouse (great place to get high quality superfoods), but I don’t think they carry it anymore. So sad! But, I found a butterscotch toffee liquid stevia made by Omica Organics, so I’ll probably give that a try.

Oh and, this tea tastes good hot or chilled. Whatever you prefer!

Recipe: Ultimate Fat-Burring Pre-Workout Yerba Mate Tea

Ultimate Fat Burning Pre Workout Yerba Mate Tea - Sophisticated Booty

  • Did You Know?
  • Yerba Mate tea has more antioxidants than green, black, and white tea.

Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ cups Organic Yerba Mate Tea, strongly brewed
  • 2-3 drops, Food For The Immortals Butterscotch Toffee Stevia (Optional)
  • Optional Ingredients:
  • Fresh Organic Lemon Juice – adds a pleasant flavor & promotes weight loss.
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Organic Coconut Oil – a healthy fat source that’s easily absorbed and utilized by the body & burns fat.

Directions:

  • Stir together in a large mug.
  • Drink 30 minutes before your workout.

Enjoy!

Best of Health,
Shahné

*Information and statements regarding Nutrition, a Raw Food Diet, and  Superfoods have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.

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