Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Beer after sport 'is good for the body'

This is something that hockey players have known for a long time: beer always makes you feel better after a game.




A beer after playing a game of football, a long run, or a strenuous round of golf can be good for the body, scientists say.



In a rare piece of good news for those who like a pint, Spanish researchers say beer can help someone who is dehydrated retain liquid better than water.



Prof Manuel Garzon, of Granada University, also claimed the bubbles in beer help to quench the thirst and that its carbohydrate content can help to replace lost calories.


Read the entire article at The Telegraph.

3 comments:

choo said...

it doesn't suck after a hard day of painting either . . .

Richard Stueven said...

Or cleaning kegs...

choo said...

or after a 2100"+ elevation gain climbing the peak...
the dogs get their ya-ya's out big time and my first three pints are 100% calorie free. (so to speak)

(and NO i am not getting any work done today)