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Beer and health: from myths to science


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The Brewers of Europe, uniting 28 national brewers’ associations in Europe, financially supported the 6th Beer and Health Symposium. FJK was chair of the symposium and received a standard honorarium from the sponsors. AS is employed as director of The Dutch Beer Institute and FJK is chair of the board. This institute is funded by the Dutch Brewers, which is the trade organisation of the eight largest beer brewers in The Netherlands. The Dutch Brewers are member of The Brewers of Europe.

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Summary of the 6th Beer and Health Symposium, 20 September 2011, Brussels.

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Sierksma, A., Kok, F. Beer and health: from myths to science. Eur J Clin Nutr 66, 869–870 (2012).

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