Concerns about the carcinogenicity of this Latin American herbal tea.
Is Yerba Maté Tea Bad For You?, 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating
What about some of these herbal teas? Yerba mate, for example, a Latin American herbal tea, whose main aromatic compounds include chemicals that smell like urine, mothballs, sweaty cheesy animal dung body odor. But with tastes like that it’s got to be good, right? You tell me! Who says harmful??? Harmless??? Helpful???
High levels of carcinogenic polycyclic hydrocarbons, the kinds of carcinogens one finds in grilled chicken—yikes!
To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring watch the above video. This is just an approximation of the audio contributed by Dianne Moore.
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