Beer is Good For You: Study Finds Anti-Virus Powers
It's flu season, so you know what that means: head down to you your local liquor store and stock up on your favorite craft beer! A new study has declared a key ingredient in beer effective in preventing winter colds and illnesses. Oh, and it's only effective when consumed in large quantities, so don't feel guilty about that bill you racked up at the bar last weekend. Cheers!
A chemical compound in hops, the plant brewers use to give beer its bitter taste, provides an effective guard against a virus that can cause severe forms of pneumonia and bronchitis in youngsters, Sapporo Breweries said Wednesday.