What is Yerba Mate?
Yerba mate is native to South America and is one of the few plants which naturally produce caffeine.  In Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay, Yerba Mate is recognized as each country’s national drink.  In these nations, Yerba Mate is consumed at a rate of 6 to 1 over coffee. In addition, the leaves of the plant which makes Yerba Mate was valued so highly even to the point where it was used as currency.  In fact, in the 17th century, Yerba Mate had become the primary export for the Guarani people who are native to Paraguay.
Potential Benefits of Yerba Mate
While Yerba Mate may give a clean energy boost, researchers have explored its our potential health benefits.  Yerba mate contains essential plant nutrients and antioxidants including Xanthines, Caffeoyl derivatives, Saponins, and Polyphenols which may enhance overall health while balancing your diet. ,  Data suggests that Yerba Mate may also help reduce the formation of free radicals, harmful cells that are produced by the body.  Yerba mate also contains 7 out of the 9 essential amino acids which play key roles in all functions of the body.  A 2012 National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) study found that Yerba Mate can also help speed up metabolism.
Do Tru Drinks Have Yerba Mate Extract?
If you are looking for an enhanced sparkling water with yerba mate extract, Tru Focus Drink (Brain Blend) might be the right choice for you.
While all of our product development was guided by years of meticulous research, data collection, and thoughtful conversations with experts, Tru is not making any of the above claims for its products. We recognize that the data represented is limited compared to the sea of information available and that each study likely utilized a different quantity and source of ingredients to conduct their experiments. As always, consult your physician before use if you are pregnant, nursing, have a medical condition, or are taking any medication.