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World's First Probiotic Beer Supports Gut Health And Boosts Immunity

What are probiotics. How does probiotic beer helps in building immunity.

Those who love to chug beer can only ever see the golden halo around a mug of goodness but now, new research supports them too! A new probiotic beer, that’s been created by scientists in Singapore, claims to actually improve your gut health. Cheers!

What are probiotics?

Probiotics are the good bacteria housed in your intestines that ensure that your tummy feels good at all times. These good bacteria try and make sure that harmful bacteria do not make your gut their home, so there is constant competition for space between the good and the bad bacteria. According to the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics, one should have “…a minimum of 1 billion probiotics per serving for the maximum health benefits. Foods like yoghurt, miso soup, sauerkraut, pickles, and other fermented edibles have probiotics”.  

What is the new beer all about?

Associate Professors Liu Shao Quan and Chan Mei Zhi Alcine from the Food, Science, and Technology Programme at the National University of Singapore have been working on creating the perfect beer for the last 9 months, and their baby is one healthy chug; one that tastes good, and also has probiotics, which eggs your gut on to stay fit. While in the past it was difficult to create a probiotic beer given that hops (one of beer’s key ingredients) prevent probiotics from growing, the latest experiment goes beyond this and creates a solution to the problem. Something known as ‘lactic acid bacterium’ is found in this beer, and that works as a probiotic. According to the Science Daily website, “By propagating the probiotic and yeast in pure cultures, and modifying conventional brewing and fermentation processes, Miss Chan managed to increase and maintain the live counts of the strain of probiotic”. The beer, which is likely to have an alcohol content of 3.5 per cent, is sour and tart, but reportedly, tastes really good. The team has filed a patent for its product, but it is likely to be a while before it makes its way to supermarket shelves.

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