This one goes out to all the kids who don’t drink. By kids, of course, I mean our wonderful readers — spoken to in a condescending manner — not minors. I would never encourage minors to drink. That’s illegal, and everything that is illegal is bad. Real bad.
A paper in the pipeline at Cancer Letters reports that xanthohumol, a chemical found in Hops, possesses some anti-tumorigenic effects in prostate cells. Hops are one of the main ingredients in beer, so I will now be using the excuse that BEER CURES CANCER whenever I wake up in the morning with a nasty hangover. Take note beer drinkers, many of the popular American beers, such as Budweiser, Coors, and Miller, are nearly devoid of hops. So, if you hope stay off the Flomax when you reach your golden years, drink an IPA.