524 The surprising health benefits of drinking beer

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Could a glass of beer a day help you live longer?

Researchers at the Mediterranean Neurological Institute in Italy seem to think so. They’ve published a study showing that drinking moderate amounts of beer daily could reduce the risk of heart disease by up to 25 per cent.

The team concluded, after conducting a comprehensive review of more than 150 studies, that drinking up to 2.8 pints of beer a day for men, or half that for women, could have a beneficial effect on the health of your heart.

down gallons of beer every week is obviously NOT good for your health or your waistline.

But in moderation, beer has actually been shown to have medical benefits – from improved sexual performance (yes, really) to helping keep your brain sharp

I – Word Understanding
Swilling – drink (something) greedily or in large quantities.

II – Have Your Say
Here are more surprising health perks hiding in your pint glass than you may think
1. Beer lowers the risk of kidney stones
2. Beer protects you from heart attacks
3. Beer reduces the risk of strokes
4. Beer strengthens your bones
5. Beer decreases the chance of diabetes
6. Beer reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s
7. Beer can cure insomnia
8. Beer can stop cataracts
9. Beer might cure cancer
10. Beer helps you lose weight
a. Have often have you drink ed beer?
b. How many beer can you drink?
c. How beer help your body?

524 The surprising health benefits of drinking beer

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