Beer lovers, rejoice! Not only does beer taste great, and makes you feel “buzzed” on life, beer is also good for you. That’s right I said it, well in moderation.
Don’t believe us? Here are a few more reasons to pour yourself a beer RIGHT NOW!
Put down your crossword puzzles and grab a beer to boost brain health
A team of researchers from Lanzhou University have identified a compound found in beer called xanthohumol. Xanthohumol has been proven to protect the brain from diseases such as Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. Therefore, drinking a beer a day will help keep brain disease away!
Clean up your Kidneys by relaxing with a fresh cold brew.
Beer is known to reduce risk of kidney stones by an incredible 41%. In fact, beer is 93% water and helps detoxify your body. So if you want to avoid the extreme pain associated with kidney stones, grab a brew and enjoy.
Drink half a pint a day and you could be on your way to a healthier heart.
Consuming 3-5 beers a week is considered part of a healthy lifestyle, according to Professor Janszky and his team from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Believe it or not, they have proven that moderate consumption of beer reduces the risk of heart disease by 31%. What a great excuse to order another round!
Can a beer a day keep your bones from decay?
Drinking beer may be good for more than just gaining a beer belly. In fact beers which contain high levels of malted barley and hops are rich in silicon. Silicon promotes bone strength. One liter a day or 2 pints will give your bones the nutrients to keep your bones healthy.
Beer is full of vitamins contains low sugar and is good for your hair. WHAT?
Beer contains almost all of the minerals we need to survive. In Europe during the Middle Ages, when having a nutritious meal was rare, society drank beer to survive. Furthermore beer boosts blood circulation, opens up your pores, and softens the skin.
Marinating with beer makes carcinogens disappear. What’s your superpower?
Carcinogens that form when grilling meat are lowered up to 50 percent, when meat is marinated in dark beer prior to cooking. What are you waiting for? Go on. Brush off that grill, and invite the neighbors over for a carcinogen free barbecue.
Ever find yourself parched after the gym? Grab a cold beer to re-hydrate.
People who fail to rehydrate after exercise are more likely to feel tired, fuzzyheaded and suffer headaches. To avoid this drink a bear after a workout. Beer rehydrates the body better than water according to researches at Granada University in Spain. They found that 500ml of beer a day for men or 250ml for women rehydrates the body faster then water or Gatorade.
Beer Is Fat Free! That’s right I said it.
Put down the Fiber One, every bottle of beer, especially dark beer contains one gram of fiber. Beer is made of whole grains that lower blood cholesterol and discourage cancer. The rule is the more alcohol in the beer, the more fiber it contains. Wine has none.
So go out and get yourself a case of beer today…for health reasons. You deserve to treat yourself.