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Australian Scientists Create Hydrating Beer

David Rogers/Getty Images(SYDNEY) -- Good news for beer lovers: Australian scientists have developed a hydrating beer.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, researchers at Griffith University's health institute modified two commercial beers, one regular and one light beer, and tracked their hydrating effects.

The scientists added electrolytes and reduced alcohol content, then gave the beer to people who had just exercised to review the consumers' fluid recovery rates.

Their research showed that the light beer was the most hydrating, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The scientists say the taste of the brews were not impacted.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, this research could lead to the development of hydrating alcoholic drinks that decrease the chances of a hangover.

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