Beer can protect the body from many diseases
American experts explained why people need to drink this beer.
Scientists have made a surprising finding about the benefits of beer. Experts from the University of Oregon found out that the beer is able to protect the body from many diseases, including diabetes. Useful properties of the drink due to the presence of substances called xanthohumol, which protects the human body from illnesses associated with the consumption of foods high in fat. Eating fatty foods leads to metabolic syndrome, which is characterized by increased blood sugar levels, and cholesterol.
Scientists have conducted studies on mice. The rodents were given foods with a high fat content, and water poured beer. It turned out that the test subjects decreased the level of insulin, which could trigger the development of type II diabetes. In addition, the decreased sensitivity to leptin which informs the brain about the end of the food process.
The researchers emphasize that the beneficial beer could be only if you eat it in small amounts – a few hundred grams a week. The positive effect will not, if you drink more than prescribed dose.