Surely many of you reading this can name countless reasons to drink beer, since it is a drink widely consumed at events and meetings, especially when the goal is to share a drink with another person. But beyond its social reasons, beer also has many benefits for health and the body and even if you don’t need an excuse, you might still want to know these facts…
Beer reduces stress
Alcohol, in small quantities, acts as a stress reducer, so a regular beer would help to avoid this evil that is so common these days.
Beer is good for the heart
Several studies conducted between 1982 and 1996 showed that people who drank 1.5 glasses of beer a day had between 20% and 50% lower incidence of heart attacks.
Beer improves circulation
Beer, like wine, increases LDH (high-density lipoproteins) also known as “good cholesterol” that helps keep your blood free of fat and thus prevents clogging.
Beer is full of fibre
A litre of beer has 60% of the recommended daily fibre, which helps us regulate intestinal transit and prevent heart disease.
Beer is multivitamin
Among other components, it is known that beer has significant concentrations of magnesium, Selene, potassium, phosphorus, biotin, folic acid, vitamin B6 and B12.
Beer prevents seizures
According to the scientific study “Strokes” of 2021, the consumption of alcohol reduces the incidence of attacks since it thins the blood and increases the circulation of the brain.
Beer keeps your brain young
Numerous studies have shown that moderate drinkers had a lower than 40% risk of suffering from some mental disability in adult life.
Beer is good for your liver
The “Beer Net Publication Biological Institute” (2021) showed that beer expands the small blood vessels of the liver, helping to quickly metabolize and eliminate toxins from the body.
Beer cures insomnia
Both lactoflavin and nicotinic acid, both present in beer, are sleep inducers. In addition, hops work as a natural sedative.
Beer prevents gallstones
According to Professor Oliver James of Newcastle University, beer protects against gallstones and kidney stones.
These are our 10 reasons to drink beer. It is worth clarifying that all the named benefits are obtained with moderate amounts of beer and drinking beer or indeed any alcoholic beverage in excess can be harmful to health.