10 scientific reasons to drink beer is useful and not harmful
"Drink beer foam - life will be canceled!" It turns out that in this statement there is much truth. There is a lot of science-based reasons to drink beer. In this issue you will find a dozen arguments in favor of beer.
Beer prolongs life.
Researchers from the company's Virginia Tech found that people who regularly drink beer in moderation, a 19% lower risk of dying a premature death. In addition, beer rejuvenates vascular cells due to acceleration of certain metabolic processes in the body, and also has a soothing and analgesic effect and contributes to the inhibition of growth and reproduction of bacteria.
Beer helps to lose weight.
The society is widespread stereotype that the fattening of beer. But a new book by Tim Spector, professor of King's College London, says the opposite. It says that light beer - a good source of nutrients for beneficial intestinal bacteria that make the digestive system work more efficiently. In addition, beer helps to activate the secretion of gastric juices, stimulates the digestive system.
Beer helps to fight cancer.
This alcoholic beverage contains ingredients that help the human body fight cancer. That is the conclusion reached by scientists-physicians of the Japanese National Institute of Radiology. The hops, in particular, found Xanthohumol - flavonoid that inhibits the carcinogenic enzymes.
Beer helps the brain to function properly.
A study published in the medical journal New England, found that women who drank one glass of beer a day less likely to suffer from cognitive problems caused by aging.
The beer is not really gives the "beer" belly.
A study conducted by UCL Foundation, is out to prove the link between the amount of beer drunk person and how quickly he rounded belly. No scientific evidence for this has never been found. "People believe that beer drinkers on average more likely to suffer from obesity than others. But this is not the case. If the relationship between beer and obesity and there, it is insignificant, "- the researchers concluded.
Beer can save you from kidney stones.
People who drink beer in moderation, up 41% less likely to suffer from kidney stones. To such conclusions the American researchers, who presented their work in the journal Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
In the beer less calories than skim milk or orange juice.
The content of potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, copper, zinc beer is different from orange juice - a glass whose drunk at breakfast, is a symbol of a healthy lifestyle. But at the same time in the foam drink fewer calories. The company recently released Guinness statistics that prove conclusively that even in the "heavy", its dark varieties of beer contains fewer calories than any sugary drinks or even skim milk.
Beer hops protects against Alzheimer's disease.
While beer may not protect you from the bad from the point where it is impossible to remember what happened last night, the whole memory is more helpful than harmful. Xanthohumol, one of the hops compounds, according to recent research scientists, protects the brain from age-related degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
In the beer is full of vitamins.
"If you carefully analyze the chemical composition of good beer, you will be amazed by the amount of vitamins that it contains" - says Stefan Domenig, director of the Health Center of Myra in Austria. For example, in the beer a lot of vitamins B1 and B2, and there they are present in a form that is well absorbed. One liter of this drink will provide 40-60% of the daily requirement of thiamine (B1) and riboflavin (B2). Beer is rich in ascorbic acid. liter of beer will give you 70% of the daily dose of vitamin C. And to meet the daily requirement of folic acid and nicotine enough to drink half a cup of whole.
Beer strengthens bones.
Beer helps to maintain bone density and elasticity of the joints due to the content of silicon in it in an easily digestible form. Who would have thought that a glass of beer after dinner can help create a more dense bone. So, anyway, say the authoritative scientific journal Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.