Photo by Jerry Pank Now with less cancer!
Yup, you read that right. First, scientists discovered that sugars derived from agave might actually be good for you, and now scientists have discovered that marinating your barbecue in beer reduces your exposure to cancer. I'm this close to going on an all alcohol diet.
In a study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Spanish and Portuguese scientists discovered that using a beer-based marinade can greatly reduce the formation of cancer-causing chemicals called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) that are created by high heat and smoking.