Alcohol and Heart Health, American Dietetic Association

Alcohol and Heart HealthDoctors and experts have long said that a glass of red wine a night is good for one’s heart. A new study shows that this might not be the only alcoholic beverage that can be beneficial. The American Dietetic Association has recently said that beer also has beneficial attributes that will help hearth health.

It has been shown that drinking a occasional beer can help reduce the amound of LDL cholesterol while increasing the amount of HDL cholesterol. It also has been shown to have a decreasing effect on blood clots, the risk gallstones and the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Before going out and binging on beer remember that they recommend a moderate amount. This is considered to be one beer a day that is around 12 ounces. It has also been found that darker beers have more fiber with around 3 grams. So if red wine doesn’t suit you, grab a brew.