Yerba maté, the national drink of South American countries Argentina and Paraguay, has been shown to kill colon cancer cells in a recent University of Illinois studypublished in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.

According to the study researchers, the natural caffeine sources found in yerba matéinduced death of colon cancer cells and reduced inflammation markers. Inflammation is closely linked to the progression of cancer and a number of other health issues including heart dis...


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