Beer is good for you: study finds anti-virus powers

Actually, not sure this is as much drink more more as eat more marmite…

Consuming large quantities of a key ingredient in beer can protect against winter sniffles and even some serious illnesses in small children, a Japanese brewery said citing a scientific study.

A chemical compound in hops, the plant brewers use to give beer its bitter taste, provides an effective guard against a virus that can cause severe forms of pneumonia and bronchitis in youngsters, Sapporo Breweries said Wednesday.

via AFP: Beer is good for you: study finds anti-virus powers.

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