But another, rather unlikely low-sugar beverage is increasingly being hailed for its health benefits: beer.
Research suggests it can help protect against Alzheimer’s disease, aid weight loss and even balance hormones – and now it’s attracting more and more health-conscious men and women.
So what are the benefits of beer, and can it really be good for you?
‘If you analyzed beer you would be amazed at how many super-nutrients there are in it,’ says Dr Stephan Domenig, medical director of The Original F.X. Mayr Health Centre in Austria. ‘Beer contains all of the essential – and many of the non-essential – amino acids.’
As well as these protein-building blocks and minerals including phosphorus, iodine, magnesium and potassium, beer is rich in calcium so could benefit your bones. To read more, click HERE.