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A 330ml Can or Bottle (Pint) of your regular favourite beer approximately contains 140 calories and 12 grams of carbohydrates. Being a carbohydrate rich source, even one can of beer is bound to cause a spike in blood sugar levels. So it is not hard to understand or deduce what the effects of consuming double that quantity can do to your blood glucose levels.
Beers contains a moderate amount of carbs and generally have 2-12% Alcohol by volume. Light Beers that have a lesser alcohol content or ABV contain 6-8 grams of carbohydrates, whereas those with a higher ABV may even have as much as 20-30 grams of carbs per 12-ounce bottle.
Beer is perfect for moderate drinking because of its lower alcohol content and larger volume compared with wine or spirits. The Recommended Daily Allowance for drinking moderate amounts of beer is upto 3-4 Pints or Cans in a week. When not consumed excessively, Beer can actually be good for you. Here are some health benefits of beer that will blow your mind.
Beer can boost your metabolism, keep your body from absorbing fat and otherwise make you healthier and reduce your risk of clogged arteries, heart attack and cancer.However one must not forget that it does contain some amount of alcohol. So make sure to check with your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have a medical condition like Gout, gastric ulcers or are taking medications that may be affected by alcohol.
The difference between the original gravity (that measures the density of a beer before fermentation) and final gravity (that measures the density of a beer after fermentation) calculates the alcoholic content in a beer.
Some types of beers are processed by using gelatin, glycerin, isinglass, and others that are directly procured from animals.
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