Study: Unimate, a yerba mate supplement, supports metabolic health

Graph showing change in body weight from Unimate yerba mate study.

Yerba mate has a rich cultural history that goes back centuries. People continue to drink it today for its ability to support mental clarity, endurance, appetite control, and an improved mood, as well as to support overall metabolic health.

Unimate, Unicity’s high-quality yerba mate drink, supercharges these benefits. A recent study found that Unimate helped support several metrics of metabolic health, including weight maintenance, cellular energy production, and antioxidant levels in the body.


After four weeks, researchers found that the control group who were given water instead of Unimate gained significantly more weight than the Unimate group, who showed no significant changes to their starting weight.

Furthermore, the Unimate group saw a significant increase in cellular energy (ATP) production and metabolic efficiency in their skeletal muscles. At the same time, drinking Unimate resulted in “wasting” more energy in the fatty tissue (i.e., burning more calories in these fat cells), which is beneficial for supporting weight maintenance or fat loss.

Finally, the Unimate group saw a significant increase in intracellular antioxidant levels and antioxidant potential in the liver. High antioxidant levels in the liver have been associated with liver-protective effects and a greater capacity to withstand oxidative stress, which in turn supports metabolic health.

Read more about the study findings here. You can also watch Dr. Bikman talk about the study in the video below.


A study was conducted by randomly dividing healthy subjects into two groups, with one group given water and the other half given Unimate. To measure how Unimate affects cellular metabolism and antioxidant levels, fatty tissue, skeletal muscle, and liver tissue were analyzed after a period of four weeks.


This study demonstrates that daily Unimate consumption has supportive properties against weight gain, increases energy output in skeletal muscles while burning more energy in fat cells, and elevates antioxidant levels in the liver.

In short, Unimate supplementation can be an easy way to support healthy metabolic function. Visit to learn more about Unimate can help you reach your health goals.

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