With the International beer day upon us, here's a little information on why you should opt for a pint of lager. But do you really need any backup studies or research to gulp down the mug of your favourite forth drink? None of us does. But for those who need to pacify their guilt and justify that beer belly, can have a good read here as to why beer is beneficial.
A number of reasons to count from but we bring you just the top from the list.
Beer can help reduce the risk of heart disease
According to more than 100 studies found it is said that consuming lager in moderate quantity can reduce the risk of heart attack or death from cardiovascular disease. Have a pint and keep your heart healthy... isn't that exciting?
Beer keeps your kidneys healthy
According to a Finnish study, beer among other alcoholic beverages is found to be better for your kidneys. In fact, each bottle of beer you drink reduces the risk of developing kidney stones by 40%. So, what say… how about kicking those stones out?
Beer can reduce cholesterol
Some studies confirm that moderate beer consumption can increase HDL or healthy cholesterol. The American Heart Association recommends you don't get carried away, though, and recommends no more than one to two drinks a day for men. So, here's to all the men, now you have a theory backed up for your beer intake.
Beer for stronger bones!
A study concluded that the elevated levels of silicon in beer, especially darker, hoppier ales can contribute to higher bone density. It also suggests that a moderate intake helps fight osteoporosis.
Beer can cure sleeplessness
Did you know this? Your lager can actually cure insomnia. The Lacto flavin and nicotinic acid, that are present in beer, can promote sleep. But anyway, half a dozen pints down, who doesn't pass out? But those who genuinely don't get regular sleep can try this beer trick.
Beer the Memory Booster
Beer boosts your memory. According to studies, beer drinkers are less likely to suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia than non-beer drinkers. Hell… so, if we drink beer in moderation then we can actually win those memory games?
Beer for beautiful skin
Not just the men, but beer can get some good news for the women too. Certain vitamins in beer can regenerate the skin and have a positive impact on pigmentation. Your skin becomes smoother and more supple.
That's more than enough of trivia to make you feel like grabbing a pint. So, are we all game for beer for kidneys, heart, skin, memory and everything else. Of course, the idea is not to get drunk every day, instead to enjoy the froth lager every now and then!