Questions tagged [health]

Questions about how alcohol consumption can affect health. Health aspects of consuming various types of alcohol, as well as influence of alcohol or creation conditions on its properties in that aspect.

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In what amounts is beer beneficial to ones health? [closed]

As pointed out in Are there any medicinal uses for beer?, beer has some beneficial effects on ones health. Assuming a beer with average alcohol level and an average, healthy adult, how much would be a ...
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Are there any medicinal uses for beer?

Are there any common medicinal uses for beer? I'm thinking along the lines of how liquor can be used as an antiseptic and less of how red wine can improve your heart health.
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Did everyone drink beer in the middle ages?

I've heard that in the middle ages the water was so bad that everyone drank beer or wine. Is that true? Did pregnant women and small children also drink beer?
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Does beer really go bad after the 'best before'-date?

Does beer really go bad after the 'best before'-date? I hear I can drink beer even after the expiration date, but is it safe and does it still taste good?
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Beer, sexual desire and potency

I've heard that drinking beer lowers sexual desire and potency, and that's the physiological effect of hops. Is it true? Does drinking a lot of beer have negative long-term effects on sexual desire ...
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Yeast beer and the gastric problems

Does drinking yeast beer (known in Germany als Hefe-Weissbier) have any potential influence on gastric problems? Yeast can become active in intestines, starting there fermentation processes and ...
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Beer in plastic bottles and health aspects

Are there any potential health risk connected with drinking beer from plastic PET bottles? The beer in many countries, including Germany, is widely available in plastic recyclable bottles. Does it ...

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