Beer, is a favored drink for many of us, but thanks to the so-called “beer belly”, beer has got a reputation as a “bad-for-you” beverage. The term alone seems to have single-handedly created the myth that beer makes you fat.
Most of us assume that there is a direct correlation between the amount of beer you consume and the size of your belly, but how accurate is this perception?
Well, a new report proves that in fact beer has similar nutritional benefits to wine and can even have positive health associations if drunk in moderation as part of a healthy lifestyle. Beer is fat-free, cholesterol-free and low in carbohydrates. We should all drink to that!
If you want to find out what health and nutritional benefits beer can have when drunk in moderation, watch our video with nutritionist Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan.