Posts made in April 3rd, 2012

Yerba Mate

Posted by on Apr 3, 2012 in Food and Nutrition | 0 comments

What is it?                               Herbal drink extracted from the plant Ilex paraguariensis, served in a gourd!   Supposed Benefits:             Alertness,  free-radical fighting anti-oxidents, ………………….. Active Ingredients:            Anti-oxidents, caffeine, et al The Downside:                      Potential increased cancer risk, esp throat/bowel Famous Proponents:         Charles Darwin, plus 90% of Argentinians and Uruguayans   Our experience: Yerba Mate is everywhere in Argentine and Uruguay,...

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