Many of us drink beer, especially men. It is considered to be one of the best ways to wind up a tiring day with a refreshing glass of chilled beer. Inspite of the fact that it is considered as an alcoholic beverage, there are a plenty of health benefits that we could get drinking beer. But, at the same time every addictive substance however, good it might be should be consumed in moderation.
Noted below are some remarkable benefits that you can get out of drinking beer and might also change your perception of this alcoholic beverage.
- Helps in prevention against kidney stones
This astonishing benefit is all attributed to it high percentage of water (almost more than 90%) that helps the kidneys perform perfectly by aiding in flushing out toxins from the body. Also the hops (the flavoring agent) in beers helps in slowing down the loss of calcium from the bones which goes down to the kidney and accumulates there forming kidney stones. Beers also contains potassium and magnesium, both of which prevents the development of kidney stones.
- It is good for developing strong and healthier bones
Beers are a good source of dietary silicone that promoted high bone density. A high bone density reduces the risks of less damage to the bones in cases of injuries. Another good thing that it does to our bones is that it reduces the chances of developing osteoporosis at a later stage. However, experts also warns that drinking too much beer can increase the chances and risks of bone fractures.
- It is good for your eyesight
Beers are also a good source of enzymes and antioxidants that helps in preventing our eyes from damages. Studies conducted on the subject confirms that people who regularly consumes beer in moderate quantities have lesser chances of developing eye cataract.
- It protects against the risks of developing heart diseases
Phenols, the natural antioxidant found in beers is responsible for protecting the heart from any sort of diseases. Moreover, beer have a thinning effect on the blood that reduces the chances of forming blood clots and thereby any blockage on the arteries. It also helps in reducing chances of inflammation.
- Is good for reducing the risks of developing diabetes
This is another remarkable benefit of drinking beer in moderation. The low to moderate alcohol contents in beer increases insulin sensitivity in people, which helps prevent developing diabetes. Apart from it beers are excellent source of soluble fibers and can form a part of a healthy diet for people with diabetes.
- It can help manage your blood pressure
The actual facts are still under investigation, but studies conducted on a group of people between the age group of 25 years to 40 years have astonishing results. Those who drank beer in moderate quantities over a period of several months showed less likelihood of developing blood pressure issues as compared to their counterparts who did not.
- It helps boosting our mental health
Drinking moderate quantity of beer regularly can help protect our brain against neuro degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Drinking beer also helps increase the amount of dopamine in our brain which can make us feel much calm and relaxed.
- It is very good for our hairs and skin
We have seen a lot of beer shampoos in the store shelves. The hops in beer and the malt promote healthy growth of hair and making it shiny and bouncy. Also the vitamins in beer are a good corrective and preventive source for treating problems of acne and also add a shiny glow to our skin.
These are just few of the many other benefits that you can get from drinking beer, the key to drink and use beer as a health drink is to consume it in moderation. This way you will be able to get all the major health benefits. You should never drink beer till you get drunk, as this can cause more harm than good.
“Happy Drinking Beer”!!