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Beer Is Good for You

Sun, 3rd Sep 2000

Part of the show Glaciology and Research in the Antarctic

2 weeks ago on ScienceWorld we told you about new research that has found powerful antioxidants similar to those found in Red wine, fruit and vegetables, in beer, which can reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. However, just in case you were considering switching to a diet consisting solely of beer, we have calculated that you’d need to drink at least 600 pints a day to get the maximum antioxidant effect ! We’d therefore advise everything in moderation.


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