08 Jul '11, 6pm

Can Beer Promote Weight Loss? Advertising and Alcohol | Care2 ...: A glass of red wine can reduce stress, aid he...

Can Beer Promote Weight Loss? Advertising and Alcohol | Care2 ...: A glass of red wine can reduce stress, aid he...

I can understand the claim that a glass of red wine per day can reduce stress levels, aid heart health, and even provide some much needed antioxidants. But the wealth of health claims now being advertised by alcohol companies has gone too far. A new report, “Questionable Health Claims by Alcohol Companies: From Protein Vodka to Weight-Loss Beer .” seen on Food Politics and done by the Marin Institute is shedding some light on some shady claims. Keep in mind that the alcohol industry isn’t regulated by the FDA, rather, it’s regulated by the Treasury Department. This is a result of the fact that the industry brings in a lot of money. The report focused on false claims such as my favorite, “weight loss beer.” According to the report : Beer companies are sponsoring marathons and running ads showing toned drinkers meeting up at a bar after a work-out. Superstars of grueling, hi...

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