Health & Diet

Know Health Benefits Of Beer? Read This

| October 2 , 2017 , 19:11 IST

Mostly, the new start up drinkers goes for Beer as their first drink! People love to carry beer for their occasional activities and even while watching their favourite sitcom. Now the research says that Beer has some health benefits too. This, of course, holds for drinking in moderation (one drink per day for women, and up to two for men) and in no way encourage gulping down bottle after bottle every day. 
Here are some benefits of drinking Beer: Read This

It Keeps Your Heart Healthy

Italian researchers found that moderate beer drinkers have 42 percent lower risk of heart disease compared to non-drinkers. For maximum protection, keep your consumption to one pint—at around 5 percent alcohol by volume—a day, the researchers say. As it is rich in anti- oxidants and has higher level of protein and B vitamins. It credit as the booze that helps cut back your cardiovascular disease risk, beer is heart-healthy of a beverage, several studies have claimed. Beer helps by lowering your blood pressure and raising HDL or good cholesterol levels.

It Can Keep Diabetes Away
Study says, people who enjoy one glass of beer several days a week may be less likely to develop diabetes. Compared to non-drinkers, men who had 14 drinks a week were found to be 43 percent less likely to develop diabetes and women who had nine weekly drinks were 58 percent less likely to develop diabetes.

It Makes Your Bones Stronger

The study says beer may be the key to stronger bones. It attributed the benefit to higher levels of silicon in beer. Silicon impacts bone mineral density in humans, and supplementing silicon in diets increased bone mineral density, the study correlated. But the results also suggested that heavy drinking may contribute to bone loss.

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It Makes Women Age Smarter
The researchers theorised that alcohol protects the brain by improving blood circulation. In the research at New England Journal of Medicine showed that women who had one alcoholic drink a day had less cognitive impairment and less decline in their cognitive function compared to women who abstained from any alcoholic beverages.

It’s Good for Your Eyes

Recalling your drunken nights of haze which had temporarily impaired your eyesight? The scientists found an opposite effect in participants who had three or more drinks a day, dark beer a day could keep the eye doctor away. Canadian researchers found that one daily beer – especially darker ales or stout – increases antioxidant activity that can stop cataracts from forming in the eyes.