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Friday, January 19, 2018

The scientists stated the benefits of beer for heart health

A group of Italian scientists conducted a study, the results of which concluded that moderate consumption of beer allows a person to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Good for the heart portion of researchers announced one pint, or 0.5 liter of beer a day.

Scientists say that beer contains antioxidants that are beneficial to the cardiovascular system, as well as a number of important minerals, including phosphorus, iodine, magnesium and potassium. Also, the authors of the study note that beer contains not too much sugar, increasing the risk of diabetes and obesity, which, in turn, harmful to the heart, according to Daily Mail.

Naturally, experts do not recommend to consume large amount of beer at a time, and emphasize that the negative consequences of alcohol abuse can not be questioned. At the same time, according to scientists, moderate drinking of beer, like some other soft drinks, not always contrary to a healthy lifestyle.

The researchers presented their research in the journal Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases.

It is worth noting that not so long ago — in March of this year, a group of experts under the leadership of Tim Stockwell from the University of Victoria found that research, “justifying” the use of alcoholic beverages and even proving their favor, often contain a number of serious errors, so such information must undergo a rigorous independent inspection before considered finally proved. His thought Tim Stockwell confirmed, analyzed 87 studies, the authors insist on the health benefits of wine.

While not all scientific studies published in recent years and dedicated to alcoholic beverages, focused on their beneficial properties. For example, at the beginning of the year, experts from the canadian McMaster University have concluded that the use of alcoholic beverages, including beer, is having an especially devastating effect on the adolescent brain.

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