Good News about beer and BBQFood for Thought: Beer's Well Done Benefit, Science News Online, March 5, 2005
Good news for those who enjoy barbeque.
You may have been worried about the risk of eating meat cooked at high temperature. The heterocyclic amines (HCAs) created have been shown to be carcinogenic. The good news is that beer, both lagers and stout have been found to reduce the effects by up to 75%.
So enjoy your barbeque - as long as you include beer on the menu.
Food for Thought: Beer's Well Done Benefit, Science News Online, March 5, 2005