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Beer always gets a bad rep all around the world. People blame it for causing alcoholism, making their “beer bellies” grow and generally ruining their lives. While the consumption of any alcohol should be moderate and adequate at all times, we would like to use this opportunity to share some shocking facts about beer. All of them tell us that drinking beer may actually be good for our health, and not just our social skills and mood. Discuss these mind-blowing facts with your buddies over a glass of beer next time you see them in a bar. Cheers!

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Image: patheos.com

10. Lose Weight

Recent studies give the “skinny drunk” a whole new meaning! Professor Tim Spector of King’s College London wrote a book called The Diet Myth and we advise every pub and bar owner to put in on their counters in case anyone decides to criticize beer in their establishment. In the book, Spector states that drinking Belgian beer in particular is great for your gut bacteria, as it aids in efficient digestion. So it basically helps your body process food better and get thinner. We’d like another glass of beer with our burger and fries, please.

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