It sounds like a long, healthy life might not be all about swearing off treats and forever avoiding alcohol. A nearly 107-year-old Pennsylvania woman reportedly credits one unexpected habit—a beer a day—with her longevity. But not just any beer!
Keep reading to learn the beer brand some media outlets are referring to as the real fountain of youth. Also, don't miss Eating Habits to Lower Your Cholesterol, According to Dietitians.
Margaret Dilullo, a woman from the Reading, PA area, received a special shipment on Thursday when representatives from Yuengling arrived at Dilullo's home.
The Yuengling team included Debbie Yuengling, a sixth-generation member of the brewery, who presented Dilullo with multiple cases of Yuengling beer. It seems the Yuengling team traveled from their Pottsville, PA headquarters, which lies about an hour away from Dilullo's home.
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WBRE-TV reports, "Dilullo shared the secret behind her long, healthy life—she says drinking a Yuengling lager every day."
The outlet quoted the Yuengling fan saying, "If I want a beer, I have a beer."
There May Be Something to It…
While overdoing beer drinking (or just about anything) isn't likely to be beneficial, recent reports have indeed suggested that the compounds in some beers, including non-alcoholic brews, can do your body good in a number of ways. Read 4 Major Effects Drinking Beer Has on Your Health, New Study Says.
(Also, consider peeking at The Worst Beer Mistake You Can Make, Experts Say.)
Maybe This Is the Key
The Queen of England, who's 95, also recently revealed that she has alcohol every day—even up to 4 cocktails in 24 hours! But, as Margaret Dilullo's one-beer-a-day routine suggests, maybe one secret to a healthy life is balance and moderation. Check out The Easiest Way to Live Longer, Says Science.
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