Beer is Good...for Your Health
5 Simple reasons why you should celebrate with a beer or two.
- Beer Has Shown to Decrease Incidence of Heart Disease.
With moderate consumption of beer, there is an increase in HDL (good cholesterol) and anti-oxidants (especially dark beers).
- Beer Has Vitamins.
Hops are loaded with vitamins, including vitamin B6, which helps battle common heart problems, like heart disease. A Dutch study showed a 30% increase in Vitamin B6 in beer drinkers.
- Beer Leads to a Decrease in Kidney Stones
The Journal of Epidemiology revealed 40% decrease in kidney stones among beer drinkers.
- Beer Benefits for Women
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition says that beer can help prevent a decrease in bone density. Beer is also high in flavonoids from the hops, which act as natural hormone replacement. Both of these are especially important for women over the age of 40.
- Beer Can Improve Mental Health
The New England Journal Medicine reported a preservation of mental acuity, especially in elderly women.
*Important to note, with all that good information remember this is moderate consumption…two beers a day for Men, one a day for women.