Consumed moderately, beer is not fattening. This is the verdict nutritionists reached, mentioning one crucial aspect everybody should consider in order to enjoy all the benefits of this nutritious beverage: moderation.
Nutritional benefits with a minimal calorie intake
As soon as it gets hotter outside, our desire obtaining a beach body is accentuated. Thus, we tend to be more careful with what we eat and drink. Since beer is one of the most popular choices throughout the season, there’s a big question popping: will you get fat from drinking too much?
The answer is NO, after a lot of research has been made. Consumed in moderate amounts and associated with a balanced diet and exercise, been can indisputably be part of a healthy lifestyle.
Beer can also help you lose weight!
According to nutritionists, substances derived from hops could help prevent obesity, by improving lipid metabolism and controlling excessive fat deposition in blood vessels.
In terms of caloric intake, beer is low in calories and, if consumed with moderation, is not fattening. 350 ml contains 150 calories, 13 grams of carbs, 1.5 grams of protein, no fat and 5% alcohol. Also, let’s not forget that it contains over 90% water and it has a very important intake of vitamins, like B2 and B6, important for the well being of the body.
Keeping it short, you can definitely consume a beer, even if you’re following a diet, as long as you’re doing it with moderation, nutritionists say. Made exclusively from natural ingredients – water, grain and hops – beer brings an important intake of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, essential for your body.
Finally, specialists also say that since it doesn’t contain any cholesterol and is very low in sugar, so what are you waiting for? Go and grab a cold one, directly from the fridge, you totally deserve it.