Homer Simpson was Right – Beer Really is Good For You

Want to be healthier? Drink more beer, and the more hops the better.

It turns out that beer hops contain a unique micronutrient that inhibits cancer-causing enzymes. Hops are plants used in beer to give it aroma, flavor and bitterness.

“It clearly has some interesting chemo-preventive properties, and the only way people are getting any of it right now is through beer consumption,” [Fred Stevens, an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry at Oregon State’s College of Pharmacy] said.

Praise God and pass the IPA.

ABC News: Drinker’s Delight: Beer May Fight Disease

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