Beauty, Eh :)

My inner Canadian leaps for joy when reading this story. 😉

Healthy Brew: Beer, It Seems, Is Good For You
Studies suggest key is moderation, not binge drinking
By Ken Wells

“Here’s a good bar joke: Beer is good for you – even better for you than red wine. Here’s what’s funnier: It could actually be true. After more than 20 years of research and scores of studies on the effects of moderate alcohol consumption on health, beer is slowly bubbling to the top as a beverage that not only lifts spirits but delivers protection against major ailments such as heart attacks, stroke, hypertension, diabetes and dementia. The data seem so compelling that the National Beer Wholesalers Association, an Alexandria, Va., trade group representing the nation’s beer distributors, recently put on an oxymoronic sounding ‘health and beer’ seminar and put out a press release that declared: ‘Eat right, exercise and drink a beer a day may be the way to keep the doctor away.'”