One of the most commonly used drinks and one of the oldest drinks in the world, especially in Europe and North America is the beer.
It is rich in antioxidants, protein and vitamin B. It also contains flavonoids and minerals which are important for some processes of the metabolism.
The beer consumption in moderate amounts is beneficial for the health. Here are some of its benefits:
-It protects the kidneys and a bottle of beer lowers the risk of developing kidney stones by 40 percent;
-Its high content of fiber can lower the bad cholesterol;
-It is rich in vitamin B12, B6, B2 and B1, and those who consume beer have 30 percent higher levels of vitamin B6, than those who consume wine;
-Those who consume beer have lower risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease than people who do not consume it;
-It can fight off the stress. According to experts, two glasses a day can decrease the chance of occupational stress and anxiety;
-As it is rich in vitamins, it can revitalize and regenerate the skin. A bottle a day can make the skin suppler, shinier and smoother and you’ll look much younger;
-It is great for those who suffer from insomnia as it betters the sleep quality and encourages it;
-It can also lower the risk of heart attack. Those who consume beer regularly have 40-60 percent lower risk of heart attack than those who do not consume it;
-It prevents onset of blood clots;
-It can make the bone denser and stronger as it contains silicon;