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The Health Benefits Of Beer

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Is beer a health drink?

In two large studies reported on in the Wall Street journal, researchers found that beer reduced hypertension and lowered the risk of heart disease. One of the studies suggested that beer may even be more effective at fighting heart disease than wine. But beer isn’t just a heart healthy drink… it can do much more for your body, too.

Kidneys
A study has found that, drinking beer in suggested amounts can prevent the risk of kidney diseases.

Cholesterol
Beer’s fiber content lowers the bad cholesterol.

Osteoporosis
Hops in beer comprises of phyto-estrogens, a special compound which can help to minimize hot flashes. Beer also fight osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

Insomnia
Beer has the natural tendency of making a person drowsy, which helps with getting a good night’s sleep.

Bones
For stronger bone structure, you can do worse than up your silicon intake. Where does one find this bone-builder? Why beer, of couse!

Diabetes
Tests have shown that men who regularly consumed beer were less likely to be diabetic, and in some cases the risk of diabetics type 2 was even reduced.

Nutrients
An average bottle of beer consists of many B vitamins such as niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, vitamins B6 and B12. Can you imagine how packed full of nutrients our way, way above average beer is?

Brain Health
One of the problems that might come with the ageing is Alzheimer’s, which can be prevented with the help of beer. A beer a day helps to fight blood clots and increases the transmission of blood in the brain, making it work more effectively than before.

Blood Pressure
The moderate beer drinker has the best chance of fighting high blood pressure – the main cause of heart attacks.

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