8 Beers You Should Stop Drinking Immediately
Date: Monday, July 14 @ 00:00:00 EDT
Topic: DHF Blog

Many of us are careful about what we eat. But when it comes to drinks, like beer for example, we don’t pay a lot of attention. Many of the popular American beers contain ingredients that are harmful to your health, such as GMOs or genetically modified organisms.

Unhealthy Ingredients Found in Beer

  • Caramel Coloring
  • GMO Corn
  • GMO Sweeteners
  • GMO Corn Syrup
  • Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
  • Natural Flavors
  • Propylene Glycol

8 Beers You Should Stop Drinking Immediately

Here are the 8 beers you should stop drinking immediately.

1. Budweiser and Bud Light

Budweiser beer contains genetically modified (GMO) corn and a genetically modified sweetener, dextrose, which is made from GMO corn. Greenpeace discovered experimental GMO rice in Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser) beer in 2007.

2. Coors & Coors Light

Coors and Coors Light contain GMO corn syrup.

3. Corona

Corona contains GMO corn syrup and propylene glycol. Propylene glycol is controversial and may be harmful to your health.

4. Michelob

Michelob beer contains dextrose, made from GMO corn.

5. Miller & Miller Lite

Miller beer contains GMO corn syrup.

6. Newcastle Brown Ale

Newcastle Brown Ale contains caramel coloring. Class 3 and 4 caramel coloring is made from ammonia, which is classified as a carcinogen.

7. Pabst Blue Ribbon

Pabst Blue Ribbon contains GMO corn syrup.

8. Red Stripe

Red Stripe contains GMO corn.

Healthy Beer Alternatives

Your best option is to buy organic beer. Peak Organic Brewing is the first non-GMO verified beer.

You can also trust imported beer from Europe, such as Germany or Belgium, where GMOs are banned.

American microbrews are a good option, but beware — many microbrew beers in the United States have been bought by larger corporations.

Organic GMO-free Beers (Unpasteurized & Unfiltered)

Wolaver’s – all beers
Lamar Street – Whole Foods label (brewed by Goose Island)
Bison – all beers
Dogfish Head (organic when ingredients available)
Fish Brewery Company – Fish Tale Ales
Lakefront Brewery – Organic ESB
Brooklyn – (organic when ingredients are available)
Pinkus – all beers
Samuel Smiths – Samuel Smiths Organic Ale
Wychwood – Scarecrow Ale

Non-Organic GMO-free Beers (Unpasteurized & Unfiltered)

Sierra Nevada – all choices
Duck Rabbit – Brown Ale, Porter, Amber Ale, Milk Stout
Dogfish Head- 60 Minute IPA, Shelter Pale Ale, Chicory Stout
Shipyard – Summer Brew
Victory Brewery – Whirlwind
North Coast – Blue Star
Bridgeport – IPA (Bottle conditioned)
Ayinger – all choices
Royal Oak – Pale Ale
Fraziskaner – Hefeweisse and Dunkel Weisse
Weihenstephaner – Hefe Weissbier
Maisel’s – Weisse
Hoegaarden – Belgian Wit

Other Healthy Beer Choices

Amstel Light
Duchy Original Ale Organic
Mill Street Brewery
Fuller’s Organic
Nelson Organic Ale
Natureland Organic


This article comes from Delta Health Foundation

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