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Sunday, 23 December 2018

Is beer good for your health?

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You cannot talk about the oldest and most  popular alcoholic drinks in the world without mentioning beer. Beer is considered the third most popular alcoholic drink in the whole world just behind tea and water.

Beers often poses both short term and long term effects on people who consume them.
Ethanol -- a popularly known alcohol -- is present in any kind of beer you can think of.

Is beer good for your health or not?
According to health experts,  moderate consumption of beer can help improve certain components or aspects of an individual's health.

 Here are some of the health benefits of consuming moderate amount of beer:
1. Improves your mood.
2. Increases your self-confidence.
3. Reduces anxiety.
4. Increases a person's sociability.

Note: The cause of several beer bellies is as a result of overeating not beer intake.

Too much or excess consumption of beer is associated with severely undesired health problems.

The following are some of the health problems an individual can encounter if he or she consumes or drinks too much beer:
1. Blurred vision
2. Balance problems
3. Impaired speech
4. Lethargy
5. Staggering
6. Unconscious
7. Anterograde amnesia
8. Stupor
9. Pulmonary aspiration
10. Respiratory Depression
11. Alcohol poisoning
12. Vomiting
13. Irregular heartbeat
14. Seizure
15. Loss of coordination
17. Trouble controlling emotions
18. Hypothermia
19. Blackouts
20. Diarrhea

Beer's Nutritional Content
Beers are filled with nutrients like potassium, magnesium, Vitamin B, biotin, selenium, chromium and phosphorous.

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