30 September 2012

Beer Keeps Your Muscles Strong in Old Age

A recent study by Tokushima University, a substance found in hops, 8-prenylnarigenin (8-PN), appears to help prevent muscle deterioration in rats. This promises to help astronauts on long space missions keep muscle tone.  Good, right?

Well, not so much. Turns out you would need to drink 22 to 5,000 gallons of beer a day.

Here's a start!

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posted by Jeff Holt at 10:31

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