Health and Booze: Beer Canada and Healthy Drinking

Beer is a very refreshing drink containing all natural ingredients like malt and barley. Because beer comes from nature’s goodness, it has relatively lesser alcohol strength which makes it good for healthy conversations and a good adult lifestyle, health speaking.

Contrary to what most people’s beliefs, beer is not just your ordinary booze. Beer contains essential nutrients and active agents which are good sources of antioxidants. Moreover, beer contains vitamins contributing to a healthy adult diet. As a matter of fact, scientific researches would affirm that drinking beer in moderation gives a complete diet.

Because of the health effects of beer, it is then understandable why beer is one of the most valued beverages in Canada. With no avail, Beer Canada and all its constituting local breweries have dedicated themselves in innovating how they manufacture their beer products in a way that involves upgrading its health benefits for consumers. A part of this advocacy is the release of drinking guidelines for Canadians such that beers are drank in moderation to insure that the health benefits it serves are gained.

Beer and Health in History

According to the World Health Organization, there has been a long established relationship between drinking beer and the health of an individual. The health benefits of drinking beer dates back to early civilizations and has evolved as settlements evolved from nomadic to stable communities. At the advent of agriculture, beer emerged as a by-product of growing malt and barley. As a matter of fact, warriors and hunters drink beer everyday as a part of their healthy regimen. It has been then historically found out that beers are rich in protein and carbohydrates essential in tedious works.

Because beers could be produced without distillation, ancient cultures have developed great fondness on the drink. Furthermore, because the natural ingredients of beer come from the starch family, healthy sugars and enzymes needed for proper digestion are gained preventing frequent occurrences of indigestion.

Moderate Drinking and Disease Prevention

In the present context, beer continues to give off health benefits for moderate drinkers. Drinking in moderation is advised for the efficient breakdown of sugars and enzymes which are contributory to a good health status.

One of the diseases proven to have been prevented by drinking beer in moderation is cardiovascular diseases. To note, the WHO has released a statement in 2014 saying that the reduction of coronary diseases which kills more than 70, 000 Canadians annually as have been strongly correlated to drinking beer in moderation is considered as the most important health benefit of alcohol today.

Diabetes is also one of the prevented diseases when drinking beer. This disease victimizes 8% of the whole world population and is a growing health concern because it is one of the gateways to more serious illnesses and it hastens the onset of cardiovascular diseases. It has been found out that beer alters the production of insulin in the body by activating faster secretion to help in the breakdown of bad sugars and cholesterol. Through this, another problem is prevented; that is, obesity.

Beer Canada and Healthy Drinking

To ensure healthy drinking, Beer Canada has been developing ways to elevate more the health benefits of beer. Likewise, to really reap these health benefits, Beer Canada has released a new advocacy statement to remind people to always drink beer in moderation.

Their advocacy statements also make people knowledgeable of the good effects of moderate drinking which fosters their diligent and conscious effort in making beer in Canada more than just a beverage for habitual drinking.…

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More than Just Booze: Beer Canada from an Economic Standpoint

Brewing beer is one of Canada’s oldest industries. Through a good competitive advantage coming from its good agricultural condition for growing malt and barley as well as a rich supply of fresh water, the success of the beer industry has become endemic constituting for a 70% economic improvement and stability for Canada in the last seven years.

Beer is undeniably the most famous beverage in Canada as evident in the statistics showing that beer accounts for 8.1% of the entire money spent on food and beverages in every household. Not only does beer enforce greater level of socialization and profound talks but it also supports families as the beer industry in Canada provides jobs from growing beer’s natural ingredients to beer manufacturing. Tax revenue-wise; the Conference Board of Canada affirms that the federal, territorial and provincial have been greatly subsidized.

At the frontier of the beer industry is Beer Canada.  Through the years, it has contributed widely not only in manufacturing aspects but also in socio-economic dimensions. Through good use of its competitive advantage from farm to glass, Beer Canada rises from a significant economic standpoint.


Beer Canada has been a significant employer in the Canadian economic scape. To date, it has provided more than 150, 000 jobs in Canada which in ratio would be represented by 1 is to 100. This means that 1 in every employed Canadian works in the beer industry.

At an average, 235 bottles of beer are consumed by every Canadian in a month. This consumption rate makes employment all the more backed up and stable.

Beer Canada centralizes employment as it is considered as the voice of almost thirty five brewing companies in the country, making their most valuable industry provide sustenance for everybody. Because of the economic success of the beer industry, by 2014, almost 521 licensed brewing companies started their operation, raising more the rate of employability through the local market.

Stable Economic Activity

In both micro and macro sphere, Beer Canada contributes to a stable economic activity. Through collective effort and individual quality control from brewing companies, the beer industry banks in an annual average of 13 billion dollars in Canada’s economy. In breakdown, this means that for every dollar spent on buying local beer, Canadians are giving 44 cents to Canada’s government. Further breakdown would also present that in revenue; almost 5.4 billion dollars are given to all levels of government fostering inclusive economic growth.

With this economic stability provided for by the beer industry, no one gets left behind. Through the subtle contributions of every Canadian, people enjoy good healthcare facilities, A-line roads and transport service, and more efficient supply of basic services promoting a better quality of living out of what people enjoy best.

Beer Industry as an Economic Force

Canada’s beer industry is not plainly an economic force but one to be reckoned with following how it has changed entirely the economic scape of Canada. With continuous improvement of manufacturing technologies and empowerment of local growers, the economic benefit gained from the beer industry will just continue to become bigger.

To have a stable source of state income that selflessly improves conditions of living through tax revenues and employment rates, Canada is not only using wisely their competitive advantage but has transformed beer culture at their economic advantage.…

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