8th European Beer and Health Symposium

Brussels – 20 April 2017 – Press release

Latest science shows moderate beer consumption not only has a place in a balanced diet, but could also make a positive contribution to health.

Read the full press release here

Beer and Health – The European scientific platform on moderate beer consumption and health

Moderate alcohol consumption might have negative effects on brain

We already know that heavy drinking can damage the brain. On the other hand, many studies found that moderate alcohol consumption could protect against diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. For the first time, it now appears that alcohol consumption of 11 drinks per week might increase the risk of specific types of brain damage compared to not drinking. The British research was recently published in the scientific journal BMJ. Read more

Meta-analysis: Alcohol consumption lowers the risk of thyroid cancer

It is already known that (mainly excessive) drinking increases the risk of cancer. Now it appears that alcohol consumption can lower the risk of thyroid cancer. That is the conclusion of Korean researchers in a meta-analysis that was recently published in the scientific journal Cancer Research and Treatment. Read more

Finnish translation of Beer and Health booklet

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The third translation of the Beer and Health booklet is finished. This Finnish version has the title “Olut ja terveys – Kohtuukäyttö osana terveitä elintapoja”. The Finnish translation can be obtained in clicking here. Read more

Romanian translation of Beer and Health booklet

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The second translation of the Beer and Health booklet is finished. This Romanian version has the title “Berea şi sănătatea – Consumul moderat ca parte a unui stil de viaţă sănăto”. The Romanian Centre for Studies on Beer, Health & Nutrition (www.beresanatatenutritie.ro) organized the translation. The Romanian translation can be obtained in clicking here. Read more

Dutch translation Beer and Health booklet available

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The Beer and Health booklet has been translated into Dutch. This is the first translation of the booklet. More will follow. All translation will be posted on this website. “Bier en Gezondheid: Matige consumptie als onderdeel van een gezonde levensstijl” was produced by the Dutch Beer Institute. The Dutch version can be obtained in clicking […] Read more

Infographic: Basics of Beer

Beer is a fermented beverage with a relatively low (or no) alcohol percentage, whose natural ingredients contain small amounts of valuable nutrients, minerals and vitamins. Click here to download this infographic (PDF)   Read more

Beer and Health - Moderate Consumption as part of a healthy lifestyle – 5th edition

Beer and Health Moderate Consumption as Part of a Healthy Lifestyle 5th Edition 2016 Click here to download the publication.

Basics on beer and health

This booklet summarises the relevant scientific literature on moderate beer consumption in relation to health, but there are some aspects you have to take into consideration while reading it. Click here to access the content

Beer and Health: Making up the Balance

Beer is made from natural ingredients and has relatively low (or zero) alcohol content compared to most other alcoholic beverages. read more …

About Beer and Health

Beer & Health builds upon a long tradition of scientific experts coming together to present the latest research on the link between moderate beer consumption and health on the occasion of the European Beer & Health Symposium, which has been organised practically every two or three years since 1999.

 

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