Guys watch out! Your favourite pint of beer could be giving you MAN BOOBS

BOYS, if you’re a big fan of beer we’ve got bad news for you.

The hops used in your favourite pint could be giving you man boobs.

That’s because they contain a high amount of phytoestrogen – a plant derived chemical that is similar to the female sex hormone oestrogen.

Got your attention yet?

Several studies have shown that these tasty little hops can have an oestrogenic affect on a man’s body.

To put it another way, it boosts the levels of female sex hormones in your body.

The plants are commonly used as a herbal remedy for menopause for the same reason.

It is thought to help reduce hot flushes, night sweats mood swings, vaginal dryness and other symptoms that come with the change, like a herbal hormone replacement therapy.

But in men, increased levels of oestrogen in the body can result in man boobs – or as it’s known in beer circles, brewers droop.

Man boobs, or “moobs”, are usually caused by a medical condition called gynecomastia.