Drink a Beer – For Health Reasons

We’ve all heard that excessive drinking is so bad for us for a number of reasons – that’s old news. What’s new right now, we’re about to tell you “Go and have a beer!”. Yes for real.

New studies that are being conducted right now have shown that drinking just one beer per day can be extremely beneficial for your health. Yes, it soothes the nerves, and it has other health benefits, who would’ve thought? In fact, there are many beer health benefits that are finally coming to light.

Beer contains a lot of selenium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and biotin. Plus, it’s full of B vitamins that give you energy and help with nerve regeneration, sleep disorders, and mood swings. Believe it or not, it also contains a fair amount of protein.

On top of all, beer is rich in antioxidants that are protecting your body from high cholesterol, cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s.

These are some of the most amazing beer properties that are gonna make you drop everything and go out for a beer. Or go to your fridge and get one. Depending on how passionate you are about beer.

Here goes.

1. Prevents Atherosclerosis

This is due to the antioxidants present it beer – they fight off the disease.

2. Prevents Diabetes

As we already mentioned, a beer a day can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes by 30%.

3. Prevents Cancer

Xanthohumol, which is a flavonoid found in beer, plays a crucial role in preventing cancer, including prostate cancer.

4. Lowers Cholesterol

With just one beer per day you will already be able to see the difference after a short period of time.

5. Prevents Blood Clots

Studies have repeatedly shown that drinking a beer per day for 1 month reduces the levels of the clotting agent present in your blood.

6. Prevents Kidney Stones

For sure you’ve heard someone saying that if you drink enough beer, you’ll pee whatever stones you have in your kidneys. Yeah, beer is good for kidneys.

7. Makes Bones Tougher

Beer contains a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for increasing bone mineral density and it also helps fight the battle with osteoporhosis.

8. Improves Sleep

Beer is full of beneficial B vitamins (B1, B2, B6, and B12) that help you relax and sleep better, so next time, don’t hesitate to get a beer before going to bed.

9. Prevents Alzheimer’s

Beer boosts your memory, and if you’re constantly boosting your memory, you are less likely to suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

10. Imroves Skin

The many nutrients, vitamins, and minerals make your skin youthful, healthy, and smooth

Everything In Moderation

Don’t push it though! Yes, one beer per day is healthy, but if you start drinking more, then you’ll hurt your liver and you’ll end up with a lot of conditions including: depression, heart disease, stomach ulcers, sleep disorders, stroke, and even cancer. Excessive drinking is also linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, etc – so just make sure you know your limits.

 

 

 

Sources:

www.piedmont.org

www.nbcnews.com

www.healthline.com