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Drinking Beer could be good for you!

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Drinking Beer could be good for you!

Cheers! Turns out beer can protect you against the winter sniffles and even some serious illnesses in small children!

I guess there is 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, which is pretty cool!

In research with scientists at Sapporo Medical University, the compound — humulone — was found to be effective in curbing the respiratory syncytial (RS) virus, said the company, which funded the study.

Check out the full study here!

 

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