The first Friday in the month of August is marked as International Beer Day. For alcohol lovers, summer is the ideal season for some chilled beer and it has a lot of health benefits.

Here are some amazing health benefits of consuming beer:

Longer lifespan

Moderate drinking is beneficial to our health, and beer is a wonderful choice for it. As per research, moderate drinkers survive longer and better than drunks or teetotalers. Beer is ideal for moderate drinking because it contains less alcohol and has a higher volume than wine or spirits. According to studies moderate beer drinkers have a 20 to 40% lower risk of coronary artery disease.

Improved memory

Hops’ antioxidants may protect brain cells from oxidation, reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. In the bottom of your pint glass, you’ll find one of medicine’s greatest mysteries.

Anti-inflammatory properties

Hops contain xanthohumol, a prenylated substance that is anti-inflammatory and anti-infectious. Basically, if you get a big laceration, pound lots of beer and you won’t get gangrene.

Bone development

Silicon, vitamin B, and bioactive Polyphenols are all found in beer, and they’ve all been associated to bone

Mad nutrients

Beer has a lot of fibre and lipoprotein in it (HDL, which lowers cholesterol). Imagine those arteries cleaning out after a night of drinking because that’s exactly what’s occurring, right?

Less dehydration

Drinking beer as compared to another hard drink may cause less dehydration, with lesser chances of a bad hangover.

Anti-cancer properties

The most astounding beer-health connection is a flavonoid found only in hops called xanthohumol. Xanthohumol is known to be a powerful antioxidant that inhibits cancer-causing enzymes.

Low in calories

In comparison to other hard drinks, beer has modest alcohol content. It contains only 4 to 6% alcohol by volume (ABV). However, the amount of alcohol in a beer varies depending on the brand. A pint of beer has 208 calories in it.

Remove kidney stones

Beer helps to break kidney stones and it can pass from our stomach with the urinal waste.

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