Carib Brewery

Carib Brewery

Health Benefits

Health & Beauty Benefits of Beer

In 1999, the American Journal of Epidemiology published the findings of a five-year study conducted in the mid to late eighties that revealed that drinking a bottle a beer a day might reduce the risk of kidney stones by 40%.

  • Beer strengthens bones. It is rich in Silica which is, in fact, the catalyst for collagen formation and the carrier of calcium into bone.
  • In In January 2015, the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry published a study conducted by a team of researchers at Lanzhou University in China that claims that xanthohumol, a type of flavonoid found in hops, could help protect the brain against the onset of diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and dementia and may even prevent cancer.
  • The antioxidants in beer have anti-aging properties. Beer adds a natural glow to your face and moisturizes the skin. Even ancient Egyptians took frequent beer baths.
  • There is an old saying that pouring a beer over your head a day leaves your hair voluminous, smooth and shiny. This has something to do with the naturally present proteins and Vitamin B. In fact an American company has launched a new range of beer-based shampoos. Bröö offers three sets of shampoos and conditioners which use beer as their main ingredient: Pale Ale (for volume), IPA (for smoothness) and Porter (for Hydration).
  • Drinking beer may help reduce the risk of arthritis. In a recent study in Arthritis & Rheumatism, women who drank three to five beers per week had a 31% lower risk for rheumatoid arthritis, (a disease that primarily affects women) compared to women who abstained from drinking.
  • There is no such thing as a Beer Belly! Beer is in reality, low in calories, low in carbohydrates and has no fat or cholesterol.