Ladies, grab a mug and let’s all enjoy a beer as we toast that iconic day that is celebrated every March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day!
In fact we can toast the healthy benefits of beer at the same time we concoct a loquacious toast to the Patron Saint of Ireland. Yes, t’is true for a fact that this flavorful, hearty beverage is good for your health and can be a helpful element when you’re on a diet to lose weight.
It seems that researchers have discovered that people who enjoy moderate beer consumption actually have lower rates of heart disease than “teetotalers”. Reports show 30%- 40% lower rates of CAD (hardening of the arteries) in those individuals who drink a beer or two each day. The reason for this is thought to be because of the B6 that is found in beer. B6 stops the accumulation of homocysteine (which is connected to CAD) in the body.
There are antioxidants present in beer that help the body fight off the damages of free radicals. Antioxidant levels in beer are almost as high as those in red wine and compared to white wine beer comes out on top by delivering up to 5 times as many health promoting antioxidants.
Consider that the alcohol in beer can help prevent blood clots and it can also raise your HDL levels. Both of these beer facts translate into very good benefits for your health and body.
You can indulge in a glass of beer without worrying about fat and cholesterol because neither of these is present. To eliminate extra calories when you’re on a diet choose a light beer such as New Belgium Skinny Dip.
Today you can indulge in a wide variety of beer thanks to the growing number of private breweries and microbreweries available. If you’re new to the beer culture Ginger Wheat is a delicate and tangy brew that most women find to be a delightful taste experience. There are many ginger beers available and for a special taste treat you might try Frambois which is a raspberry beer in a bottl
Experiment, sample and learn what you’ve been missing because today’s beer varieties are definitely not the same ones your granny told you about.
3 Cheers, My Dears, for Healthy, Great Tasting Beer!