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Isohumulous ( Bitterness acid found in hops ) may reduce chances of obesity and diabetes!

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by matthaslaservision, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. AmitC

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    That is one more reason for me to drink my favorite style.
     
  2. Cerveza

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    Yeah..... that's the only reason why I drink.
     
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    Now this is means for a SN Celebration. Ha!
     
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    Doctor says this therefore it must be true []-[]
     
  5. beerloserLI

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    Hows the whole liver problem thing coming along?
     
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    So why am I still developing a beer belly? :rolleyes:
     
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    It's the snacks you eat along with the beer, not the beer itself ;)
     
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  8. Kopfschuss

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    So the acid from the hops does wonders, but what about all the calories that are needed to intake these in beer form? Seems that if taken as a supplement vs beer it would have more positive affects. More research is needed I am sure, but it seems a little far fetched that, beer = weight loss. Interesting article nonetheless. I hope to hear more from this research as time goes on.
     
  9. equi1ibrium

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    This doesnt concern obesity, but I just bought Tom's deodorant to try it out and low and behold it contains Humulus lupulus, aka HOPS.


    From the web site;

    Unpleasant odor is caused by skin bacteria when we sweat. The “bitter principles” that help hops to preserve beer also, it turns out, fight odor. Our research team has shown that our hops extract inhibits the growth of odor-causing bacteria (J Cosmet Dermatol. 2009, 8: 197-204). Hops acts by causing leakage in the bacterial cell membrane, which impairs bacterial function and therefore prevents odor formation. In addition, our special combination of hops and chamomile CO2 extracts used in the Natural Sensitive Deodorant Sticks has been tested in a clinical study for its soothing properties. We use hops in our Natural Original Deodorant Sticks, our Natural Sensitive Deodorant Sticks and our Natural Long-Lasting Deodorant Sticks
     
  10. MinorThreat

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    Wait...what? Reduced chances of obesity and body odor control. I'm doing something wrong here......
     
  11. hopfenunmaltz

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    Isohumulones.
     
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    Not enough beer, obviously.
     
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    Meth produces faster weight loss results.
     
  14. parris

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    I'm going to referring to double IPAs as diet beer.
     
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    I have noticed that I have started drinking much since I got into craft beer this year and I have not had the typical weight gain as I have had in the past once October comes around.
     
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    So at what point does an IPA's ability to fight obesity begin to fade? I wonder if Pliny is more or less effective at preventing obesity than Heady. Then there's the whole "drinking form the can" debate...
     
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    DIPA = Diet Beer?
     
  18. cbeer88

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    This actually is true, to an extent. Bar snacks tend to be calorie dense carbs or fat, and when you're drinking, it's very easy to lose a feel for when you are 'full'. And while your body is busy burning off the beer, it just can't handle all those extra calories from the snacks. To look at it another way - a single handful of nuts or pretzels might have just as many (or more) calories than the beer you are drinking.
     
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    So that's why I keep gaining weight. Not drinking enough DIPAs.
     
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    Diet IPA
     
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    Well, they're saying the isohumulones are causing the weight loss, but they aren't taking into consideration the fact that the isohumulones are in beer, which has calories and alcohol. So it's like drinking Diet Coke and eating a cheeseburger with fries: You're not kidding anyone but yourself.
    Maybe there's a compound in beer, that, when isolated, seems to demonstrate a beneficial effect in mice, but the beer we're drinking tonight is definitely not staving off diabetes or weight gain.
    Some folks have to cut back on drinking beer precisely because it can directly contribute to health issues like weight gain and diabetes.

    Sorry for the sour grapes, but let's not kid ourselves, eh? Just make sure the beer you drink is worth the death you will suffer...



    ;)
     
  22. matthaslaservision

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    start chewing hops instead of gum.
     
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  23. matthaslaservision

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    the study is about hops not beer. I wasn't suggesting drinking more beer promotes good health, i'm saying incorperating hops into your diet if at all possible may have some positive results.
     
  24. matthaslaservision

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    yes im aware of the typo.
     
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    Humulone has to isomorized to isohumulone by high temperature and time at the temp. That is why the bittering hops that result in the isohumulone in beer at put in the boil for 60 minutes or more. You will get isohumulone at lower temperature (as long as >180F or so) and time, but the amount produced drops off dramitacally.

    Eating raw hops would rather be like wearing a hair shirt. Edit - they taste bad.
     
  26. matthaslaservision

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    i actually really like chewing on hop pellets, but that's just me i guess haha
     
  27. otispdriftwood

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    This is great news but I do have a question:
    When will the thread start about breweries needing to put this info on their labels?
     
  28. fmccormi

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    Yep, I'd like to try it.
     
  29. lester619

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    So all I have to do is drink a bunch of 300 calorie beers and I will never have to worry about being obese. This is great news!
     
  30. UCLABrewN84

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    I had hops blended into vanilla ice cream and it was horrible. I will stick to getting my hop doses via beer.
     
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