20.The Best Pain Relief
Over 18 studies have been done by the researchers from the University of Greenwich who found that consuming two pints of beer can cut reduce pain significantly. The study even found that in some cases beer works better than paracetamol and other plain pain relief medication.
19. Increases Vitamin B
Low in Vitamin B? Beer seems to boost the vitamin B levels, as it is a great source of almost all B vitamins (B1, B2, B6, and B12). Experts also say that people who drink beer have 30% higher levels of vitamin B6 than people who don’t drink beer, and 2x the vitamin B levels of wine drinkers. Beer is also very high in vitamin B12.
18. You Lose Weight
This one may seem strange but beer can help you lose weight. As we’ll see next in this slideshow other than the fact that beer is a low-calorie refreshment is seems to contain the compound xanthohumol which is usually found in hops that greatly lowers the chances of developing a metabolic syndrome, elevated blood pressure, increased blood sugar, and bad high-density lipoprotein – all causes of obesity.
17. Reduces Stress
Like most alcohol beverages beer is found to reduce stress. A study conducted at the University of Montreal found that drinking two glasses of beer a day can make stressed individuals experience less anxiety and perform better to everyday stress-related tasks.
16. Increases Bone Density
Who would have guessed that beer can promote bone growth. It appears so that beer contains high amount of silicon which can strengthen your bones if you drink responsibly! Researchers at Tufts University of Massachusetts found that while up to two glasses of beer a day can increase bone density, drinking more than that can make your bones weaker than before and prone to fracturing. So balance it right and enjoy drinking beer!
15.Reduces Risk Of Developing Kidney Stones
Finnish researchers found during a study that drinking beer can reduce the risk of developing kidney stones by more than 40%. This happens because beer is high in magnesium and potassium.
14. Lowers Cholesterol
Have high “bad cholesterol”? Have a glass of beer! Beer has been found to reduce levels of LDL also known as bad cholesterol while increasing HDL also known as healthy cholesterol.
13. Decrease Risk Of Heart Disease
As experts of Harvard University claim, there are over 100 studies that state that moderate beer consumption can reduce risk of developing a heart disease by 35-40% and dying of cardiovascular related causes such as heart attacks.
12. Good For Your Skin
Ever considered having a bath in beer? You should now try it as it has been found that beer can keep your hair and skin healthy, smooth and fresh as beer have a beneficial impact on pigmentation. Also beer regenerates the skin.
11. High In Fiber
It appears that beer has usually 1-2g of fiber per glass, especially dark beer, This makes beer a healthy choice for your drinking and diet.
10. Helps in Digestion
The fact that beer is high in fiber makes it a perfect aid for digestion but the benefits doesn’t stop here. Beer speed up digestion by stimulating gastrin, gastric acid, cholecystokinin, and pancreatic enzymes.
9. Reduces Risk Of Diabetes
The American diabetes association found that drinking 6-48 grams of beer a day can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 35%.
8. Boosts Brain Activity
Beer is found to support brain activity and boost memory while lowering the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
7. Lowers The Risk Of Stoke
Beer has also been shown to effectively reduce the formation of blood clots by 50% drastically dropping the chance of stroke. The strokes that occur when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain are called ischaemic stokes.Drinking beer makes arteries more healthy and flexible and allows blood to flow better, preventing ischaemic strokes.
6. Improves Sleep
Having problems sleeping? Beer contains lactoflavin and nicotinic acid while also promotes the production of dopamine, compounds that are usually prescribed by doctors for patients with insomnia.
5. Beer May Cure Cancer
Researchers in Germany found that xanthohumol – in which beer is high in- can block excessive production of testosterone and thus reduce the chance of prostate cancer.
4. Boosts Vision
Academics at the University of Western Ontario found that the antioxidants found in beer, more specifically stouts and ales boost protection against mitochondrial damage thus protecting from eye diseases linked with mitochondrial damage such as cataracts.
3. The Best Diuretic
It is a well known fact that drinking beer makes you visit the toilet quite often. It appears that beer is one of the most powerful diuretics so it can help against urinary-related problems such as enlarged prostate, paruresis and UTIs
2. Low Calorie
Except for the fact that beer contains fiber, a plain glass of lager beer contains about 150 calories. It can be a great choice to keep your diet in tact while enjoying a night out.
1. Tasty and Refreshing
After all beer is one of the most tasty and refreshing alcohol beverages one can enjoy while having a lot of previously unknown health benefits!