When it comes to choosing a beer that is good for your health and wellbeing, there are a few factors to consider. The type of beer, the calorie and carbohydrate content, and the ingredients used in the brewing process are all important. In this article, we will look at some of the most popular beers on the market and rank them from worst to best based on their nutritional value. Miller Lite is a light gold-colored pilsner that was one of the first popular beers specifically brewed to be low in calories.
It has 96 calories per 12-ounce can or bottle and contains fewer carbohydrates than most other light beers, only 3.2 grams. Amstel Light is a Dutch beer owned by Heineken that has a low alcohol and calorie content. It is one of the main light beers imported from the U. S.
UU. And it has 5 carbs per 12-ounce serving. Busch Light is an American-style light lager beer made with a blend of American and imported hops. It is brewed longer to achieve a lower calorie count than standard Busch, which is also said to give this beer a lighter body. In addition to its low calorie content, light beer consumption can also help improve your mental health.
Drinking beer in moderation is believed to help reduce anxiety and depression. Look for beers that contain a lot of nutrients such as protein, vitamin B, iron, niacin, riboflavin and magnesium. Most beers already have these powerful ingredients along with others that help improve your emotional state. Both beer and wine have many different effects on the body, both positive and negative. On the bright side, a lot of research on red wine (and some on beer and white wine) indicates that one drink a day can help protect against strokes, coronary artery disease, dementia and other diseases.
In fact, some studies suggest that drinking in moderation can help deflate the beer belly and there are even healthy beers that can be drunk even if you are on a diet. Yes, there are many low-calorie beers. In a study of 8,000 people, researchers at Texas Technological University found that those who drank a drink daily were 54% less likely to have a weight problem than teetotalers. One to two drinks a day means a 41% risk reduction. But that's where the trend ends.
Consuming three or more drinks daily increases risk of obesity, study says. So, if you can limit yourself to one or two a day, you can get the health benefits without too many extra calories if you choose wisely. Here is a summary of what exactly you get every time you have a cold one, as we rank the popular beers that are commonly drunk. If you're looking for the perfect light beer, check out We Tasted 10 Popular Light Beers & This Is the Best) Below we list beers from worst to best, based on calories and carbohydrate content, the two main nutritional factors at play when analyzing alcohol. Corona Light is a pilsner type beer with a fruity and honey aroma. Its light flavor makes it a popular choice to drink in summer and on the beach, and it is said to go well with a lime or citrus-flavored dish. However, don't be fooled by its light taste - even though it's undeniably refreshing when served very cold with that iconic lime wedge, Corona Extra isn't a healthy option due to its high calorie count. Budweiser is the best-selling beer in the United States (not a light low-calorie beer).
According to Rate Beer, it has been produced almost in its current form since 1876, so although it may not be a masterpiece of perfection in brewing, it is certainly reliable. That said, this pale lager isn't the worst thing about the ice chest but there are several better beers to choose from. Heineken lager beer may taste good when consumed in its country of origin - The Netherlands - but if you drink one in the United States stored in those green bottles that allow light to damage the quality of the beer, it will taste good at best. This beer does not age or travel well so if you plan to have more than one drink (which let's face it - probably yes), don't make this one of them. Samuel Adams Boston Lager is such a popular beer that most people assume that Samuel Adams is the name of the brewery rather than a beer produced by The Boston Beer Company. First sold in 1985 years before craft beers came into fashion - it's still a well-respected beer and can be found anywhere from gas station refrigerators to airport bar taps. If you love Sam but are worried about your waistline then you better drink the light variety of this brand as calorie counting isn't going to help you lose your beer belly! Sierra Nevada Pale Ale was first released in 1981 and has been the standard-bearer of American hoppy beers ever since.
Beer Connoisseur calls this complex and refreshingly bold 40-year-old classic with a score of 92 out of 100 points - so if this beer flows down your throat like water then save it for a special occasion when it's okay to treat yourself!Yuengling & Son Brewery has been in continuous operation since 1829 making it the oldest brewery in the United States. At that time they had never made the best beer in the United States but their best-seller Yuengling Traditional Lager has fewer calories than Budweiser or Miller so if you can keep only one then you'll be in good shape. In conclusion, when choosing an alcoholic beverage for health reasons there are several factors to consider such as type of beer, calorie content and carbohydrate content as well as ingredients used in brewing process. While some beers may have more calories than others they may also contain more nutrients which can be beneficial for overall health and wellbeing.