5 reasons why beer is good for your health

Last Updated: Monday, February 3, 2014 - 04:07
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New Delhi: For all those who believe that drinking beer may pose a threat to your health, recent studies have found that the drink has several surprising health benefits if consumed in moderate amounts.

Here are some amazing health benefits of beer:

  • Drinking two beers a day can help in maintaining bone strength as it contains silicon which helps in strengthening bones.

  • If consumed in the right amount, beer is good for one's mental health and reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's.

  • Since it is made of barley, it is an excellent source of fibre and hence consuming beer improves heart health and lowers cholesterol levels.

  • Studies suggest that consumption of beer in moderate amounts reduces the risk of heart strokes.

  • Since beer contains high water content, it helps reduce the risk of developing kidney stones.



First Published: Monday, February 3, 2014 - 04:07

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