Beer and Health

 

The European scientific platform on moderate beer consumption and health

Association alcohol and sleep apnea further investigated

Alcohol is suggested to increase the risk of sleep apnea. A new meta-analysis now combines data from randomized controlled trials to further investigate this proposed association. Results show that alcohol is related to several breathing parameters related to sleep apnea. The meta-analysis was recently published in the scientific journal Sleep Medicine Reviews. Read more

The Dutch Beer Institute offers grant of € 5,000 for researchers

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The Dutch Beer Institute offers a grant of € 5,000 for the study of responsible alcohol/beer consumption in a healthy lifestyle. The project should focus on biomedical, nutritional or (psycho-)social aspects of responsible alcohol consumption, specifically taking into account (non-alcoholic) beer. Application deadline is 26 November 2018. Read more

Effect alcohol consumption on hypertension risk in men and women: a meta-analysis

A new meta-analysis looks at the association between alcohol consumption and incidence of hypertension in both men and women. Results show that for men any alcohol intake increases the risk of hypertension, compared to abstainers. For women, there is no increased risk up to 2 drinks per day. This meta-analysis was recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Read more

Prof. Ascension Marcos to make a presentation on “Beer, immune system and microbiota” at the XIth ISIN Conference on immunonutrition: immunonutrition in health and disease in London on 11 September 2018

Prof. Ascension Marcos to make a presentation on “Beer, immune system and microbiota” at the XIth ISIN Conference on immunonutrition: immunonutrition in health and disease in London on 11 September 2018. Read more on http://www.immunonutrition-isin-london2018.com/index.php Read more

Association between alcohol consumption and lung cancer still unclear

A new study investigates the association between alcohol consumption and lung cancer in Spanish never smokers. The results, published in the scientific journal European Journal of Public Health, do not show a clear association. More research is needed to further investigate the association and the underlying mechanism. Read more

Limited evidence for association between alcohol consumption and prostate cancer

Alcohol can increase the risk of certain types of cancer. However, the association with prostate cancer is still unclear. A recent meta-analysis looks into the specific association between wine consumption and prostate cancer. The overall evidence for an association is limited, but the results suggest that especially red wine might have protective effects for prostate cancer. The study is published in the scientific journal Clinical Epidemiology. Read more

Slovenian translation of Beer and Health booklet

The fourth translation of the Beer and Health booklet is finished. This Slovenian version has the title “Pivo in zdravje - Zmerno uživanje piva kot del zdravega načina življenja”. The Slovenian translation can be obtained in clicking here. 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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