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7/11/2016

Beer could help prevent breast cancer

Hops, one of the main ingredients of beer, could contribute effectively to the prevention of breast cancer. That’s what a study by experts from the University of Illinois at Chicago (USA) have recently discovered, and which has been published on Daily & Sunday Express, a British newspaper.

Hops is a flower responsible for bitter, spicy or citric flavors on beer and...

20/07/2016

What was it like to drink back in Shakespeare time?

Four hundred years after Shakespeare wrote his last work, we will review the drinks mentioned in his plays, the same ones he and his associates probably used to toast after his success.

Each of the works of Shakespeare has at least 38 mentions of alcoholic beverages. The choice of drink for a character was an indicator of social status or character, and the fashions and ...

8/07/2016

Why does beer make you urinate more?

When we drink beer, we usually notice that the restroom is visited more frequently, as we have the desire to go much more than we usually do. This is caused by various reasons.

One of the main reasons is its important diuretic effect. The beer increases the amount of urine produced in the kidneys and thereby also increases the amount of water removed. Therefore we urge...

28/06/2016

Which is healthier: beer or wine?

Have you ever you wondered about what's the best drink for your health? Taking into account that you enjoy both beer and wine, clear all your doubts thanks to the curiosity and persistence of researchers.

Mack Mitchell, a member of the Texas Southwestern University Medical Center has carried out a study, which ABC has released recently. For this study, Mitchell asked a...

9/05/2016

If you drink beer or wine, you'll eat better

According to a study by Miguel Hernández University (UMH) in Elche, students who drink beer or wine in moderation tend to consume large amounts of fish, fruit and vegetables, ingredients that make up the Mediterranean diet and are the basis for a healthy diet.

In contrast, respondents young abstainers (over 1,000 between 17 and 35 years old) admitted they consume less...

25/04/2016

Drinking alcohol in moderation may prevent memory loss

According to a recent study by researcher Michael A. Collins, of the department of molecular pharmacology and therapeutics at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, drinking in moderation can help prevent Alzheimer's disease and memory problems in general.

However, researchers emphasize the "moderate consumption" of alcohol, the equivalent of a daily...

8/04/2016

Oh, my beer friends

In only a few weeks we will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the German Purity Beer Law of 1516. This law established that beer should be only created from water, malted barley and hops. Over centuries, Bavarian breweries followed those rules in making beer. The power of the yeast was still unknown at that time, this 4th ingredient was added later to the German...

15/02/2016

A moderate consumption of beer is good for your health

We have already talked about the 10 benefits of beer, always consuming it moderately, and there are more and more studies verifying it. This time  the Spanish Society of Primary Healthcare Doctors (Sociedad Española de Médicos de Atención Primaria (Semergen)) has published a study that puts forward what benefits the moderate consumption of beer has for health. These are...

28/01/2016

10 myths about beer

Drinking beer makes you fat... There are many myths around that don't do justice to that great drink called beer. In the following we will share the most common ones with you and give you the reason why they are false.

Drinking beer is bad for your health. Beer is low in calories, 42 Kcal per 100 ml. It does not contain any fat or sugar, but carbohydrates,...

23/11/2015

It's time to drink beer in plastic bottles?

To date, drinking beer in a plastic bottle was not a real possibility and even did not seem an attractive option for many, but the beer industry seems to be able to change this. The renowned Japanese beer brand Kirin will be responsible for changing the way beer is packaged and consumed worldwide.

The company Mitsubishi Plastics has announced that it agreed with...