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5 Reasons Why Beer (Yes, Beer!) is Good For You

There are more than 20 well-done, large international studies that all demonstrate the heart benefits of moderate alcohol consumption. One study, conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism noted a 20 to 40 percent decrease in coronary artery disease in moderate alcohol drinkers. Now, that doesn’t mean drinking more is better.

    Key Takeaways:

  • Knowing that each can or bottle has an average minimum calorie count of 100 per serving can help keep you honest about how much you’re sipping.
  • Beer contains a long list of nutrients including soluble fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. While the amount of nutrients offered can’t take the place of healthy foods (nice try!), it does set beer apart from other alcoholic beverages.
  • Let’s not forget about importance of a healthy relationship with all types of food and drinks. Beer can fit into a healthy lifestyle as long as you’re responsible about drinking it.

“Knowing that each can or bottle has an average minimum calorie count of 100 per serving can help keep you honest about how much you’re sipping.”

http://blog.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats/2017/02/10/5-reasons-why-beer-is-good-for-you/

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