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30 Incredible Facts About Beer

Following Water and Tea, Beer stands in as the world's third most popular drink. 

People all over the world just love beer. An average American  for instance, consumes 23 gallons of the beverage a year. Then taking it down to Nigeria, where it is is drunk as if one's life depends on it. 


1. Do you know the volume of alcohol in your lager beer is between 4% and 6%, depending on the brand? This is lower to what you have in your wine, which is between 12% and 21%?

2. Do you know beer is more sanitary than local water supplies?  The water used to make beer was boiled early on in the brewing process which killed any pathogens. The alcohol produced during fermentation and the addition of hops helped to preserve it.

3. Do you know your beer contains folate that helps to reduce the risk of heart disease when consumed in moderation?

4. Do you know your beer consumption reduces blood clots?

5. Do you know beer consumption improves mental function in women?

6. Do you know beer consumption increases bone density?

7. Do you know beer contains no fat? So, beer drinking does not cause overweight or obesity?

8. Do you know the key to health with beer drinking is to limit your consumption to moderation?

9. Do you know beer is rich in many vitamins of the B group and in minerals such as magnesium?

10. Do you know barley and hops used in the production of beer are rich in flavonoids, which have powerful antioxidant effects?

11. Do you know moderate beer drinkers are at lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)-related mortality than both heavy drinkers and abstainers?

12. Do you know Vitamin B6 in beer also prevents the alcohol-induced rise in blood homocysteine, a probable heart disease risk factor?

13. Do you know moderate alcohol drinking significantly increases the good cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, in the body?

14. Do you know beer consumption may reduce the risk of developing kidney stones15. Do you know there is a 40% lower risk of kidney stones in beer consumers?

16. Do you know beer consumption helps reduce chromosomal damage from radiation exposure?

17. Do you know beer contains high levels of silicon, which is linked to bone health?

18. Do you know moderate beer drinking reduces the risk of heart attacks?

19. Do you know beer consumption reduces death resulting from cardiovascular disease by 25 to 40%?

20. Do you know that beer drinking helps keep arteries from getting clogged?

21. Do you know daily beer consumption lowers the risk of developing kidney stones by 40 percent?

22. Do you know beer’s high water content helps keep kidneys working, since dehydration increases kidney stone risk?

23. Do you know hops contained in your beer help curb leeching of calcium from bones?

24. Do you know moderate beer consumption may help keep Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia at bay?

25. Do you know moderate beer drinking lowers the risk of mental decline by as much as 20 percent?

26. Do you know marinating meat steak in beer eliminates almost 70 percent of the carcinogens, called heterocyclic amines (HCAs) produced when the meat is pan-fried?

27. Do you know beer’s sugars help block HCAs from forming?

28. Do you know beer contains antioxidants?

29. Do you know beer and wine contain about the same levels of antioxidants, but the antioxidants are different because the flavonoids found in hops and grapes are different?

30. Do you know beer also contains vitamin B12 and folic acid?

In case you know have more amazing facts about Beer, feel free to drop your options and comments anytime. 

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