Facts / Reasons to drink Craft Beer
Beer contains antioxidants which rebuild cells and contribute to a longer life.
Workout recovery. The polyphenols that are found in beer hops can reduce inflammation in the muscles and joints. Numerous studies have found that drinking a pint of beer post-workout was actually more hydrating than the same amount of water. Crazy!
Studies show that beer reduces the risk of cardiovascular issues.
Hops contain polyphenols, which lower bad cholesterol levels, kill viruses, and even fight cancer. Craft beers contain more hops than mass-produced canned beers, so our beers contain greater health benefits.
Beer Strengthens your bones and protects bone mineral density because of its high level of natural silicon. This allows the deposit of calcium and other minerals into bone tissue. This wards off osteoporosis and lowers your risk of bone fractures.
Beer prevents kidney stones because of its high levels of potassium, which is great for kidney health. Each bottle of beer consumed a day is estimated to reduce your risk by 40%.
Beer is good for your gut. Beer contains soluble fiber from malt, which is essential to the brewing process and aids in overall GI health. It also stimulates the production of certain necessary stomach enzymes.
Beer makes you smarter. A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that women who drank moderately had better cognitive function compared to non-drinkers.
Beer contains several essential B vitamins, especially vitamin B6, which is important for hormone regulation and healthy brain function.
Research shows that beer raises good cholesterol (HDL) which is associated with a lower risk of heart disease and better cognitive functioning.
Beer reduces your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Chemicals called isohumulones, which contribute to the bitter taste, can act to keep blood sugars at a healthy level.
Common cold killer. The antioxidants found in goji berries and acai are also floating around in your pint glass. These helpful chemicals are especially prevalent in craft fruit beers and work to keep the common cold at bay.
Beer contains almost all of the minerals we need to survive. It was a staple of many diets during the Middle Ages when good nutrition was rare, it was was a source of energy and nutrients. You literally drank beer to survive.
Beer is a stress reliever. There is nothing quite like the stress relief that comes from indulging in your favorite brew. Drinking beer is not only delicious but can also lower your blood pressure and help you sleep better.