Category Archives: Nutrition: Beer

How different fluids affect hydration: a new study






First published December 23, 2015, doi: 10.3945/​ajcn.115.114769 Am J Clin Nutr ajcn114769 A randomized trial to assess the potential of different beverages to affect hydration status: development of a beverage hydration index 1 Ronald J Maughan2,*, Phillip Watson2, Philip AA … Continue reading






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How Fermentation Gives Us Cancer, Beer, Wine, Cheese






Wine, beer and yogurt are produced when microorganisms convert sugar into alcohol, gases or acids. But this process of fermentation—which is used by bacteria, fungi and other fast-growing cells to generate energy in the absence of oxygen—is a much less … Continue reading






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Beer, coffee, and the chemistry therein






Newswise — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – University of Alabama at Birmingham professor Tracy Hamilton, Ph.D., is applying his chemistry expertise to two popular beverages: beer and coffee. An associate professor in the UAB Department of Chemistry, Hamilton lectures for the American … Continue reading






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Beer as a Sports Drink? Manipulating Beer’s Ingredients to Replace Lost Fluid






Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2013 Dec;23(6):593-600. Beer as a Sports Drink? Manipulating Beer’s Ingredients to Replace Lost Fluid. Desbrow B, Murray D, Leveritt M. Author information Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. Abstract Purpose: To investigate the … Continue reading






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