Archives for September 16, 2004

Study Shows Beer Has Same Benefits As Red Wine

Study Shows Beer Has Same Benefits As Red Wine

Beer drinkers can toast the news that their favourite beverage possesses the same benefits as red wine, the alcohol long celebrated for its antioxidant properties.

Researchers at The University of Western Ontario have found one drink of beer or wine provides equivalent increases in plasma antioxidant activity, which helps prevent the oxidization of blood plasma by toxic free radicals that trigger many aging diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and cataracts.

Well, thank God, eh? And Guinness.

Ivan from the ISS

APOD: 2004 September 15 – Above the Eye of Hurricane Ivan

Too cool for words. A picture of hurricane Ivan from the International Space Station.

Our technology can put men and machines in orbit, but cannot alter the weather. Magnificent, impotent man.

via the Bleat