Beer vs. Wine
- Beer consumption: 1) Women - 25%; 2) Men - 75%.
- Wine consumption: 1) Women - 53%; 2) Men - 47%.
- A 2000 Danish study found that wine drinkers had significantly lower mortality from both coronary heart disease and cancer that did non-wine drinkers. Wine drinkers reduced their risk of death by one third compared to nondrinkers.
People who drank beer had a 10 percent decrease in mortality compared to nondrinkers.
- Calories in beer (12 oz): 1) Light beer - 96-100 calories; 2) Regular beer - 145-155 calories; 3) Nonalcoholic beer - 150 calories.
- Calories in wine (4 oz): 1) Red wine - 90-115 calories; 2) Dessert wine - 100-180 calories; 3) White wine - 80-95 calories.
- Fact #1. Wine drinkers make healthier food choices than beer drinkers. They tend to choose healthy items such as fruits, vegetables, olives, and low-fat cheeses, as opposed to the fattening chips, cold cuts, soda pop, and sausages that
beer buyers select.
- Fact #2. Beer is more nutritious than wine. Unfiltered beer contains nearly all the B vitamins, several minerals, and as many antioxidants as wine.
Behealthy24.com/infographics | Resources: http://www.focused-on-fitness.com/health/wine-vs-beer.php; http://www.cafebink.com.