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The Truth about Wine’s Impact on Your SKin

Although the health benefits of wine have been well documented, if you’re trying to clear up your skin you may want to go easy on it. According to a new study, wine may actually be the worst of all alcoholic drinks for your skin, even though it may be good for your heart. Dr Mark […]

Do You Drink More Than The Average Australian?

According to statistics we only drink about 72 per cent as much alcohol per person as they did in the 1970s. When it comes to beer, we drink only 40 per cent of what they did back then. What has increased, is our love of wine. The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimated that 21 per […]

A Beer That Will Never Make You Drunk

Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) has released a beer that tastes and smells like the usual but has absolutely no alcohol. The brewery  one of the country’s oldest, says people have been asking for it and they finally answered, a beer that doesn’t contain alcohol but also doesn’t compromise on taste. The beer is aimed […]

Should You Drink Alcohol on Low-carb Diet?

If you’re trying to get your summer body ready with a low-carb diet, you may be wondering whether your Friday night visits to the local bar are still okay? These diets usually involve avoiding high carbohydrate containing foods like refined grains, starchy vegetables and legumes and instead consuming mostly healthy fats and proteins. There is […]

A Sommelier Tells Us How We Should be Drinking Wine

In a post on popular website the writer gives us some advice on how we should be drinking wine, according to a professional sommelier, The writer highlights the 5 S method of tasting, See: Examine the colour by holding up the glass against a backdrop at a 45 degree angle. Swirl:This will let out […]

How To Make a Good Long Island Ice Tea Great

A Long Island Ice Tea is the perfect drink for those hot summer days and nights. Here’s all you need, 1/2 oz. vodka  1/2 oz. gin 1/2 oz. white rum 1/2 oz. Cointreau 3/4 oz. lemon juice 2 tsp. simple syrup 3/4 oz.  Coke Although this drink has so many ingredients, it’s quite simple to […]

Take Control of Your Health and Only Drink in Moderation

A recent reminder to take care of our health came as National Stroke Week was observed. According to the Stroke Foundation, in Australia there will be 56,000 strokes this year alone. In other words that’s one stroke every 9 minutes. More than 10,000 of these strokes will occur among Queensland residents. Strokes affect the brain […]

Beware when Walking Drunk

We’ve all heard of the risks of driving drunk and it’s something we would never think of doing because the risks are obvious but did you know walking while drunk can be just as bad. According to data obtained by RACQ from the Queensland Police, 63 pedestrians who were alcohol impaired were killed in crashes […]

Is Alcohol Safe for Diabetes Sufferers?

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more and more common and is extremely dangerous if not properly controlled. The condition causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high and can lead to problems with the heart, eyes and nerves. Controlling the condition means avoiding too much sugar and fat, so is it […]


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