Once again the health statistics are being rolled out over which is healthier - beer or wine. Well, it may turn out it is not so much what you drink but what you eat that has the effect, as the Beeb reports:
Several previous studies have reported that drinking wine is linked to lower mortality rates than drinking beers and spirits. According to the research team, at the National Institute of Public Research in Copenhagen, wine buyers also bought more poultry, cooking oil and low-fat cheese than beer buyers. Beer lovers were attracted to cold cuts, chips, pork, butter, margarine, sausages, lamb and soft drinks.As a soy milk drinking, olive oil cooking, salmon oil pill popping beer drinker I think this is good news. You can have your beer and drink it, too, as long as you eat well.