Is Drinking Beer Good or Bad For You? | Nutrition Advance by Michael Joseph

Beer is said to be the third most popular drink in the world, and it is one of humankind’s oldest recorded recipes.

However, the drink is widely regarded as being an unhealthy choice.

Interestingly, while beer should never be classed as a health drink, some studies suggest it may have benefits as well as drawbacks.

This article takes a look at what the current research says about beer. As part of this, we’ll examine the nutrition profile, concerns, and purported benefits.

Nutrition Facts

Various Types of Beer In Wine Glasses.

First of all, here is a look at the nutrition profile of regular beer per 100 ml and per 12 fl oz (355 ml) respectively (1).

It is worth noting that every variety of beer will have a slightly different nutrition profile, depending on the ingredients and brewing method.

However, for a general idea, you can see the nutritional values in the tables below.

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From Wine to Whiskey: 7 Crazy Health Benefits of Alcohol

Let’s be real: “Healthy” isn’t necessarily the first word you’d think of to describe alcohol. But whether your drink of choice is a cosmo or a double IPA, there are benefits to sipping in moderation. Here are some of the seriously surprising perks that may come with imbibing your favorite beverages — plus what to keep in mind when ordering another round at the bar.

RELATED: Your Body…on Booze

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Alcohol (Plus, the Fine Print!)

1. Beer

The Benefits: Who knew brewskis could be so good for your bod? From lowering your risk of heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to strengthening your bones and lowering your risk for kidney stones, there are plenty of legitimate science-backed reasons to tip back a pint of your favorite brew.

The Fine Print: We hate to break it to you, but all the health benefits of beer go out the window when you have more than a couple drinks. The CDC recommends sticking to one or two beers a day, or it all goes bust.

RELATED: Beer Before Liquor and Other Booze Myths, Busted

2. Champagne

The Benefits: Pop, clink, fizz — faster memory? One 2013 animal study found that drinking one to three glasses a week might help

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