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The Health Benefits of Beer That May Surprise You

Not just one more reason to drink beer, but 10.

The Health Benefits of Beer That May Surprise You

Everything in moderation and that includes beer. According to a study by Pennsylvania State University drinking a pint or two of beer a day, may reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease or suffering a stroke. The reason being that it appears to slow the decline of HDL (aka: high-density lipoprotein – the “good” cholesterol) in your body. Of the 80,000 adults who participated in the study those who drank beer MODERATELY had a higher HDL.

Based on academic studies the Telegraph has put together a list of the top 10 health benefits of beer (for full details on the studies and explanations of each one check out the full article). So without further ado the case for drinking a pint or two.

Beer:

 

 

1. Reduces the possibility of kidney stones

 

2. Protects you from a heart attack

 

3. Lowers the risk of a stroke

 

4. Strengthens your bones

 

5. Decreases the possibility of developing Diabetes

 

6. Reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s

 

7. Cures insomnia

 

8. Stops cataracts

 

9. Could help fight cancer

 

10. Can help in the battle of the bulge

Note: This article is for knowledge and entertainment purposes only and in no way should replace sound medical advice from a medical professional.

 

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