We often come across health fanatics advocating the body harming cons of indulging in alcohol that isn’t wine. But allow us to be the devil’s advocate here and introduce you to some of the eyebrow raising health benefits of your favourite bottled djinns (when taken in moderation, of course).
In addition to being the most exciting way of keeping warm in winters, brandy also relaxes the body and without being consumed in gallons, the alcohol induces healthy and peaceful sleep.
The high fiber content of beer not only makes digestion smoother but also the silicone content strengthens the bones by increasing the bone density. Studies reveal that people who consume beer in moderate amounts are less prone to fractures than people who don’t.
Gin is rich in elements that help chronic ailments like joint paints and rheumatoid arthritis. A lot of people also swear by consuming raisins soaked in gin to prevent inflammation.
Did you know that apart from getting you drunk on New Year’s Eve, tequila can actually do favorable good? Downing a shot before your meal builds up your appetite and metabolism and following up your meal with yet another shot soothes the digestion process.
Whisky consists of ‘ellagic acid’, which is an antioxidant known to prevent DNA from coming in contact with cancerous compounds like nitrosamines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The alcohol also protects the body against damage during chemotherapy.
A proven fact about vodka states that if applied on the forehead, chest and legs of a patient suffering from high fever, the body temperature shows a marked difference.
Taking numbers into account, rum contains about 230 calories per 100 grams which means that the spirit contains zero carbs or fats. Consuming rum in moderate amounts can also increase an average human being’s lifespan by 2-5 years.