Alcohol which includes wine, liquor and beer is a central nervous system depressant. Drinking alcohol in large quantities can have negative effects on the mind and body, especially the brain and the liver.
But, drinking one beer a day may have benefits to the health.

Beer has more vitamin B and protein than wine, while the antioxidant content is equivalent.
Also, beer is a good source of minerals that play big role in metabolic processes.

Here are 10 reasons why drinking a beer is a good choice:

1. Beer is good for the kidneys. A recent study has discovered that a bottle of beer reduces the chance of developing stones in the kidneys by 40%.

2. Beer helps in lowering the bad cholesterol. The fiber found in beer reduce the levels of bad (LDL) cholesterol.

3. Beer can increase the vitamin B levels. It contains a palette of several B vitamins (B12, B6, B2 and B1). People that drink beer regularly have 30% higher levels of B6 than non-drinkers.

4. Beer makes the bones stronger. One study showed that the higher levels of silicon in beer help in higher bone density.

5. Beer also can help you to fall asleep easier. Nicotinic acid and lactoflavin, which are present in the beer, both promote sleep.

6. Beer reduces the risk of a heart attack. The experts claim that beer drinkers have a 40-60% smaller risk of a heart attack, than a non-beer drinkers.

7. Beer prevents blood clots. The experts say that the beer is rich with ingredients that prevent forming of a blood clots.

8. Some experts think that beer is good for the brain. The beer drinkers are less suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, than non-drinkers.

9. Beer helps you to fight stress. The experts from the University of Montreal have found that consuming 2 glasses of beer every day can reduce stress and anxiety.

10. Beer makes the skin more youthful and beautiful. Vitamins found in the beer regenerate the skin, making it smoother and suppler. Also the vitamins have a positive effect on pigmentation.