Women who drink two or more beers weekly had a 72% greater chance of psoriasis than those that did not drink any alcohol. Psoriasis is a painful skin disease which results in sores and scaling of the skin.
However, the researchers found that the problem laid with regular beer, and not alternatives such as light beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages.
It is speculated that the gluten in the barley used to make beer could be a factor. However until further research is conducted, the researchers recommed that women with a high risk of psoriasis may consider avoiding higher intake of non-light beer.
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During various phases in life, human body produces different kinds of hormones- and this is applicable for both genders. These hormones are required for growth, reproduction, proper functioning of major body organs and overall well being. However, as you age- generation of these hormones take a backseat. Read more
We’ve all heard how omega fatty acids are great and how it does wonders for our body and immune system. But did you know that there are more than one type of Omega fatty acids? To understand the general concept, both Omegas belong to a group of polyunsaturated fats called 'essential'. It’s called that because our bodies cannot produce it and hence we’re only able to get it from food sources. Read more