Whoa! Beer has health benefits
With 2016 now in the rear view mirror we can all push forward into the new year with renewed confidence and hope. Because Beer can be a health contributor. What!? That’s right, scientists have listed out a few good benefits of yeast-fermented malt flavored with hops and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Let’s Make Beer Great Again!
It’s good for your heart: Moderate (1 a day on average) beer consumption helps reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Beer may boost bone health: Dietary silicon, found in beer, is important for the growth and development of bone and connective tissues.
It can help lower risk of diabetes: Several studies have linked moderate alcohol consumption with a 30 percent reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.
Prevents Prostate Cancer: Beer contains xanthohumol, a powerful antioxidant known to have anti-cancer properties.
Perhaps one of the most remarkable health benefits of beer is its ability to protect against Alzheimer’s.
Also published on Medium.