'Guinness is good for you'Updated 6:28 AM ET, Fri March 17, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: 'Guinness is good for you'Guinness, the famous stout beer, had among its famous slogans of the 1920s, '30s and '40s such health claims such as "Guinness is good for you" and "Guinness for Strength."Hide Caption 1 of 5 Photos: 'Guinness is good for you'Though you wouldn't rank it as healthful as a vegetable, stouts in general, as well as other beers, may be justified in at least some of their nutritional bragging rights.Hide Caption 2 of 5 Photos: 'Guinness is good for you'Most beers contain significant amounts of antioxidants, B vitamins, soluble fiber and prebiotics, which promote the growth of "good" bacteria in your gut.Hide Caption 3 of 5 Photos: 'Guinness is good for you'Guinness has a fair amount of folate among imported beers. Folate is a B vitamin that our bodies need to make DNA and other genetic material.Hide Caption 4 of 5 Photos: 'Guinness is good for you'Moderate alcohol consumption may also protect against heart disease. Hide Caption 5 of 5The famous advertising slogans of the 1920s, '30s and '40s included health claims such as "Guinness is good for you" and "Guinness for Strength."More from HealthWhite nationalists see a new enemy in pursuit of 'racial purity': SciencePediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donorsBetter hearing, less constipation and other surprising benefits of exerciseDoes more sweating mean a more intense workout?How you can fight an 'unseen enemy'