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10 Ways Drinking Beer Can Help Save Your Life

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For years, red wine drinkers have extolled the health benefits of their precious vintage. However, now, research is tapping into the many health benefits of beer.

It seems when consumed in moderation (one 12-ounce bottle or pint for women and 2 for men), beer can fix whatever ales (ails) you—from providing vitamin-packed sustenance to reducing your risk of a heart attack. However, remember that binging on the wobbly pops will lead to weight gain and liver damage.

So pour yourself a frothy brewskie and savor the ten following health benefits of beer…

1. Hydration

Of course a tall, cold beer is called for on a hot, sweaty day. But a bottle of beer provides a decent source of hydration in a pinch as well. Beer was initially invented as a safe source of hydration since drinking water sources for British sailors could be quite questionable. You see, the alcohol within keeps the brew resistant to mold and spoiling.

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