That’s great news I guess. Now, you don’t have to feel guilty while having those chilled freshly brewed beers wither with your girlfriends or your BFFs. Yes, you have read that right. Research and scientific studies have shown that drinking beer can be beneficial for your health. Mind you, obviously in a moderate way as too much of anything is not good. From reducing the risk of heart disease to losing weight. It has many other surprising health benefits that might shock you and may prompt you to raise your glasses high.
Have a look at some of the amazing health benefits of consuming beer (moderately)
1. Lowers the risk of kidney stones
According to one study, consumption of beer reduces the risk of kidney stones. As per the Finnish researchers, each bottle of beer consumed per day was estimated to reduce risk by up to 40 percent.
2. Protects you from getting cardiac arrest
Studies have shown that drinking beer lowers the risk of coronary heart diseases and sudden attacks. The reason behind this is beer has a thinning effect on blood which reduces the formation of the clot that causes your coronary arteries to block.
3. Helps lower your blood pressure
With high blood pressure come different health problems, but sipping a beer can lower your risk for hypertension, shows one research. Research suggests. As per the Harvard researchers, they have found that moderate beer drinkers are less likely to develop high blood pressure than those who drink wine or cocktails.
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4. It makes your brain sharper
According to one study, drinking beer can make your brain more active and sharp. It can also help you to prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia. So, drinking beer moderately can help you to flush damaging compounds from your brain.
5. It helps you to live long
What? Seriously? One might not believe this fact, but this is true. Having a beer daily can help you live longer and thereby preventing you from insomnia, dementia and even obesity. Don’t believe? Read here.
6. Beer is good for your skin and hairs too
Do you know the essential nutrients and vitamins present in beer have positive effects on your skin and hair? Beer can prevent acne and add a glow to your skin. Hops and malt present in beer promote healthy hair growth.
7. Aids in weight loss
As per the study conducted by Oregon State University have found that chemical flavonoid which is found in beer namely, ‘Xanthohumol’ helps to reduce weight and cholesterol levels.
8. Lowers the risk of cancer
As I told you earlier, chemical flavonoids namely ‘Xanthohumol’ found in beer play a major role in the prevention of cancer. It is also a good source of polyphenols that helps in the prevention and treatment of cancer.
9. It improves your eyesight
The antioxidants and enzymes found in beer help protect your eyes. The study conducted by the University of Western Ontario claims that consuming a beer in a day can lower the risk of developing a cataract. So, what are you waiting for, grab a glass of beer right away! CHEERS!