Beer is the quintessential drink in Paraguay but our country is not among them Largest consumers in Latin America in 2022, leads the list panama followed by 123 liters of beer per person per year Brazil with 91.4 liters; Colombia 81,2; Mexico 77,1 Y Chile 65.7 liters.
In 2022, it was reported that Paraguay consumes about 400 million liters of beer per year. being done Most consumed alcoholic beverages in the country, so we’ll deport some myth and we’ll uncover some the realities About this popular drink.
beer makes you fat and although it is a erase, so partially true since it is a high calorie drink. But, if consumed in moderation, it should not lead to weight gain.
Another myth is that beer causes dehydration and although it has a diuretic effect, it also Contains enough water to re-hydrate the body, as long as it is consumed in moderation. Some alternate their beer with a glass of water.
the most ridiculous myth is that it’s a special drink for men, beer is a drink for all What’s more, it is widely consumed by women, regardless of gender.
beer lowers blood pressure This is another myth. Although some studies show that Moderate beer consumption may have beneficial effects on blood pressure Excessive alcohol consumption can raise blood pressure and cause other health problems.
reality about beer it’s a nutritional drinks, contains B vitamins, folic acid, antioxidants and minerals such as magnesium, potassium and calcium. For this reason, it can have positive effects on health, such as a Lower risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis.
this is also true Contains less alcohol than other drinksLike wine and spirits, which means it’s easier to control the amount of alcohol consumed. And, most importantly, it’s a social drink, to share at meetings and events. So long as it is consumed in moderation, long live beer!