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A moderate consumption of beer is good for your health

 TAGS:undefinedWe have already talked about the 10 benefits of beer, always consuming it moderately, and there are more and more studies verifying it. This time  the Spanish Society of Primary Healthcare Doctors (Sociedad Española de Médicos de Atención Primaria (Semergen)) has published a study that puts forward what benefits the moderate consumption of beer has for health. These are the conclusions:

Nutrients: One of its caracteristics is its capacity to contribute to all kinds of nutrients and bioactive compounds that can be beneficial to health. Furthermore, it is an energy supplier and can be recommendable for people with low blood pressure.

Cardiovascular Protector: The study also shows that the moderate consumption of beer has a protective effect on the cardiovascular system, protecting people who may be at risk of suffering heart-realeted diseases.

Antioxidants: Beer is a good source for natural antioxidants, a property that helps to protect the organism.

Low in calories: The doctors of this study confirm that bottom-fermented beer is low in calories.

Vitamins: Besides, thanks to its elaboration process and the number of nutrients, beer contains vitamins, polyphenols, fiber, minerals and carbohydrates.The doctors acknowledge that all this makes it a valuable part of the healthy mediterranean diet. However, it has to be emphasized that this is only valid if the consumption is moderate. To be healthy, it has to be accompanied by a well-balanced diet and a healthy way of living.

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Moderate consumption of beer provides nutrients and is a source of natural antioxidants

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We have already talked sometimes about the health benefits of beer, always with moderate consumption, but there are more and more studies that confirm them. In this case the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (Semergen) has published an investigation on the benefits offered by the moderate consumption of beer. These are the conclusions:

  • Nutrients: One of its features is its ability to provide all kinds of nutrients and bioactive compounds that may be beneficial to health. It gives us more energy and can be recommended for people who have low blood pressure.
  • Cardiovascular protector: The study also shows that moderate consumption of beer has a cardiovascular protective effect, protecting people who may be at risk for heart-related diseases.
  • Antioxidants: Beer is a good source of natural antioxidants, a fact that helps protecting the body.
  • Low calorie content: The study doctors themselves say that beer is fermented in low-grade and as such it has a low calorie content.
  • Vitamins: Besides, beer, thanks to its production process and the amount of nutrients it carries, contains vitamins, polyphenols, fibre, minerals and carbohydrates. Doctors have recognized that all this include it within the much healthy Mediterranean diet. What it has been emphasized is that its consumption should be moderate and, to be healthy, its consumption must be accompanied by a good diet and a healthy lifestyle.

 

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