Since we are going to discuss the health benefits of beer and wine, you’ve got just more reasons to fetch extra drinks on the next occasion. Wait, who even needs an occasion when it comes to Brewski and the Jesus Juice?
Beer and wine have been studied to have numerous health benefits on the human body let alone on our post-drinks confidence. And nothing sounds better than tipsy and healthy written together. Both beer and wine come with their fair share of pros and cons and balanced consumption of both can actually work wonders for your health. Presence of numerous nutrition and enzymes in the two drinks can not just help you stay healthy but can also eliminate your pre-existing diseases.
Here we have compiled the health benefits that the drinks bless their consumer with.
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Beer is considered one of the oldest and the third most popular drink after water and tea. It is mainly brewed from malted barley, wheat, maize, or rice and flavored with hops, and finished through the process of fermentation. It dates back to 5000 B.C when the ancient Egyptians first started with the brewing process on papyrus scrolls. The first beers were brewed with different ingredients like dates, pomegranates, and some other herbs.
In the early times, beer was regarded for its nutritional values and also because it was considered a safe alternative to drinking water. Around 1150, German monks found that wild hops added a very pleasing and thirst-quenching bitterness to the beer, and also extended its life. From this time, the ingredient was commonly used to make the barley pop.
Health Boon Of Beer
- Keeps Cardiovascular diseases at bay
One huge foe of your heart’s health is a compound called homocysteine which, succeeds in creating a habitat in your body, can dilute the blood and inhibit blood clotting, leading to a blockage in coronary arteries. The great news is, you can drink your way into fighting with the evil of homocysteine. Beer is rich in vitamin B6 which kills the manufacturing of the compound in the body thus protecting the heart from potential diseases. The balanced consumption of beer can also help considerably in reducing inflammatory diseases.
- Combats with Type 2 Diabetes
Studies have revealed that drinking a pint of beer a day can reduce the evil of diabetes to a good extent. The alcohol content in beer is appropriate in dealing regulating type 2 diabetes, said Dr. Michel Joosten, a visiting professor at Harvard School of Public Health. Not just this, moderate consumption of beer also reduces blood pressure thus regulating the risk of strokes.
- Makes you look younger
Tell us if there is a better way to look young and fresh. Vitamin E which is found in abundance in beer is responsible for the delayed aging of the skin since it is the main antioxidant in the human body.
- Reduces kidney stone
Potassium and magnesium, found in abundance in beer, are two compounds that help in eliminating the kidney stone whereas silicon present in beer is absorbed by the body to fight osteoporosis.
And here comes the juice of the Jesus, Wine and if you find anyone who doesn’t like wine, reconsider your company as soon as possible.
Wine is known as the fermented juice of grapes and the oldest one accounts for 9,000 years old made from rice and honey in Central China. A social elixir, a Tamagotchi of class, wine is where the celebration is. While most of the chores at a celebration spoils you with an abundance of unhealthy choices, you will be relieved to know that wine makes sure you go home a little compensated.
Having said enough, here are the health benefits that will accompany you the next time you pour a wine glass alone-
- Red wine contains polyphenols like resveratrol, quercetin, and epicatechins. These polyphenols are said to relax blood vessels walls and stop Bad Cholesterol from oxidizing.
- Studies have proven dealcoholized wine increases nitric oxide and reduces the dysfunctioning of insulin which leads to lowering of blood pressure.
- Balanced consumption of wine has been studied to strengthen the immune system, however, overconsumption can result in just the opposite.
- Calcium for bones can be derived from the dairy products and milk however silicon, which is equally important mineral to keep osteoporosis at bay, is abundant in wine.
- If you have an imbalanced diet and hardly do anything about it, make sure to twin your not so good choice of food with a glass of wine. Wine is said to reduce cholesterol in the body.
while it is true that we started the discussion with the motive to find the better drink among the two elixirs but who has ever succeeded in doing so? So here we leave the decision on you. Make your pick.