Posadas, Misiones | NEA RURAL | Organized by the National Institute & # 39; Yerba Mate (inými), the health professionals attended (22 & # 39; November 2018) the Jornada of Scientific Outreach Yerba Mate and Health held in Vinolia -spezzjoni designed space specifically for on food events in & # 39; Vitacura-, in the city & # 39; Santiago de Chile, and in the place they learned in detail the scientific studies attest to the functional and protective effect properties infusion in & # 39; metabolic diseases such as diabetes, cholesterol and loss of & # 39; weight, performances given by Rafael Pérez bijokimist Elizalde and Dr. Elio Soria.
The event brought together dozens of & # 39; doctors from private clinics in & # 39; Santiago, like Clinica Alemana and Clinica Las Condes, nutritionists and other institutions, so they know from head to the benefits -konsum of & # 39; this Yerba millenarju, scientific colleagues and knew how to show their patients consumption & # 39; herbs such as koadjuvant treat & # 39; metabolic diseases and control of overweight.
The speakers addressed the positive effects of & # 39; yerba mate on cardiometabolic risk, the risk of diabetes and fighting overweight. Along with & # 39; so, they dropped & # 39; myths about the risk of & # 39; & # 39 consumption; mate during breast-feeding and its effect on blood pressure and gastric mucosa.
"We have an investigation in & # 39; Mendoza where we plan & # 39; food, accompanied by two liters of & # 39; mate, which will replace two liters of & # 39; water, and collaborated a lot in reducing weight . For two or three real scientific reasons. one is to act on the central nervous system and reduce the feeling of & # 39; appetite – when one mate drinks usually not hungry – and another is to help the elimination of & # 39; fats can & # 39; incorporate, then combined with & # 39; plan & # 39; food, the incorporation of & # 39; mate is very important adjuvant ", said Dr. Pérez.
The bijokimist at the University & # 39; of & # 39 Maza; Argentina presented a series of & # 39; research conducted at the University & # 39; Mendoza, showing that taking & # 39; yerba mate – ideally more than half a liter a day – is associated with & # 39; lower incidence of & # 39; diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidaemia. F & # 39; one of the investigations, a significant reduction in triglycerides and total cholesterol was checked by consumption & # 39; mate prepared by day & # 39; 50-100 grams & # 39; Yerba.
This discovery is very relevant to the field of endocrinology. As stated by Dr. Verónica Mericq, endokrinologu of Clinical & # 39; Las Condes.
"I thought addressing subject little known and explored the Chilean medicine, and its effects seem to koadjante of & # 39; & # 39 habit, lives with & # 39; robust," said Mericq.
Elio meanwhile presented Soria investigation shows that yerba mate extract can & # 39; modifies cellular metabolism of the spleen cells to promote resistance to the toxicity produced by arsenic present in the water we consume.
Along with & # 39; it, reported it was scientifically proven to raise serotonin mate consuming – such as consumption & # 39; chocolate, for instance – to yerba mate entered the list of & # 39; food & # 39; joy. Along with & # 39; this, with its high concentration of & # 39; polyphenols, has great antioxidant power and cell protection.
Dr Soria said career teaching medicine many of the diseases and their treatment and just about maintaining health through the prevention and herbal medicine. F & # 39; these lines, medical students who attended to make a positive assessment of the exposure of Argentine professionals.
"I think it is appropriate and relevant to our country inform the mate benefits. As a student, I think it is important to address the issue in & # 39; universities, medical seminars, since there is still much ignorance about the benefits & # 39; this herb, "said Laura Hinrichs, a medical student at the University of Chile Pontifiċija.
Consumption & # 39; yerba mate in Chile has increased in recent years in & # 39; hands urban consumption, linked & # 39; sports and wellness. In 2017, imports increased by & # 39; 20% currently the neighboring country represents one of the major export markets of Yerba Mate Argentina, b & # 39; about 4 million kilograms traded annually, putting it first among that mate mate in the region.
However, ignorance about its benefits and myths about its possible impacts persist. There are still people who think that consuming mate can & # 39; affects the pressure, put the baby in & # 39; risk in the event & # 39; pregnancy or breastfeeding or you & # 39; generate acidity, all because of the scarcity of & # 39; information we have in the national environment. F & # 39; this context, the inými been implementing various measures to generate more information on food and increase consumers, including highlight the first Yerba Mate and Health Day.