Drink Guinness, It's Good For You

About 15 years ago, I hosted a listener trip to Ireland. Wow, we had a blast, and yes I kissed the Blarney Stone. We traved the country in a beautiful travel coach. Many of us noticed billboards for Guinness beer all over the place. The tag line on billboards read "Drink Guinness, It's Good For You" Our tour guide Michael Twohig said we should have been there a few years early. They had pictures of pregnant women on the billboards suggesting that Guinness is good for your baby too. God I love the Irtish.

A few years ago, the Chicago Tribune had a story about the benefits of Guinness. "12 reasons Guinness is actually good for you. A study by the University of Wisconsin found that drinking Guinness can reduce blood clots and the risk of heart attack. Guinness contains antioxidants like those found inred wineanddark chocolate, which are not found in other beers. Story here > 12 reasons Guinness is actually good for you

Now a study is circulating the internet that a pint of Guinness each day can help stop you going deaf. Long thought to have medicinal properties, Guinness, thanks to its high iron content, may also combat hearing loss. It seemsGuinness has abeneficial impact when drunk, providing much-needed iron that may help to prevent deafness. The Daily Mail first reported the link under the headline "Don't want to go deaf? Have a pint of Guinness every day."

It seemsGuinness has abeneficial impact when drunk, providing much-needed iron that may help to prevent deafness. The Daily Mail first reported the link under the headline "Don't want to go deaf? Have a pint of Guinness every day."

The research at Pennsylvania State University found that high levels of iron help stop hearing loss. The study of more than 300,000 people found a link between iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and hearing loss. More than 30 percent of the world’s population is anemic and needs more iron and is in danger of hearing loss. The complete story here > Guinness may help stop hearing loss

Gregory Jon

Gregory Jon

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