Scientific CommitteeAbout Us
Prof Arne Astrup
There are many myths about the health effects of moderate beer consumption, but research is improving our understanding of its true effects. As a scientist I have conducted studies that have contributed evidence-based knowledge about beer and body weight regulation. Personally, I see it as a challenge to facilitate balanced and scientifically well founded information to health professionals and the public. Accumulating scientific research suggests that regular consumption of beer can have a protective effect on health, and that there is little, if any, difference between the consequences for health of beer and wine. Balanced information should enable people to make sensible choices about moderate beer drinking as part of a healthy lifestyle,enhancing cuisine and a good quality of life.