jueves, 30 de enero de 2014

10 reasons to head to the pub

You’ll have a healthier heart

The occasional ale has been shown to reduce stroke risk, and Czech scientists found that beer’s folate content protects against cardiovascular disease. Moderate intake means a pint a day, so put down that yard of ale.

You’ll be smarter

Your declining performance in the tail-end of a pub quiz is, admittedly, alcohol induced, but in the long term, research at Boston Medical University has shown that booze boosts blood flow to your brain, improving your mental function. A liquid breakfast before morning meetings doesn't have the same effect.

You’ll stand to attention

Banish brewer’s droop by grabbing a glass of red wine. The Frenchman’s favourite is packed with the antioxidant resveratrol and dilates blood vessels like a boozy Viagra. Which may explain Francois Hollande’s surprising between-the-sheets success.Read More »» 

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