‘‘Health concerns about beer relate to its alcohol content, not its very modest carb content. It’s the alcohol that contributes the kilojoules, at a rate of 29 kilojoules per gram.
‘‘Beer contains very little in the way of valuable nutrients. There’s next to no protein, and no significant amount of other nutrients.’’
Nutritionist Dr Rosemary Stanton
Is beer a health food? No say nutritionists
News.com.au, December 9, 2015