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Someone Has Created Beer That Boosts the Immune System

I'll drink to that!

June 29, 2017

If you're trying to be healthy you probably know that drinking alcohol is something you should cut down on or cut out completely. It's full of carbs and empty calories. Plus, the beer bloat and hangover are never fun.

But it looks like a healthier beer option has been created by scientists in Singapore. 

Gut health is super important. If the bacteria in your digestive system is off it could cause all kinds of problems like gas, constipation, and diarrhea. It's important to incorporate some probiotics into our daily diet to keep things in good working order. Yogurt is a great option as is Ginger beer and Kombucha. Just a heads up though if you've never tried Kombucha before it may be a bit odd tasting at first. Just try a few different brands and flavors and you'll eventually find something you will like.

But I digress, let's get back to the beer chat! Researchers at the National University of Singapore have created a beer that includes probiotics. The challenge with creating a probiotic alcoholic beer is that the acid in the hops kill off the probiotics. Also, it takes about a month to make a batch of this special beer.

Apparently, a patent has been filed and they are looking to mass produce this Probiotic Sour Beer in the near future.