Tag Archives: Alcohol

Study Shows Arteries Damaged by Early Smoking and Drinking

A study by The University College London (UCL) found that the combination of high alcohol consumption and smoking increased the risk of hardened arteries in teenagers by the age of 17. The study found that the combination of smoking and drinking by teens increased the risk compared to drinking and smoking separately. Arterial stiffness is […]

Drinking at a 50 Year Low in Australia

According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australians are consuming less alcohol than they have in the last 50 years. The data reveals that 186 million litres of pure alcohol was consumed in 2016/17 across Australia, this is the lowest amount since 1961-62. Overall this equates to 9.4 litres of pure alcohol for […]

What to Drink if You Can’t Drink Alcohol

According to a DrinkWise study, the number of people in Australia choosing to abstain from alcohol for various reasons is increasing. In 2017, the study found that 20 per cent of Australians abstained from alcohol – this was a 9 per cent increase from the previous decade. But if you’re thinking of cutting back on […]

Wines That Beer-lovers will Appreciate

If you’re a beer lover trying to break into the world of wine, it can be a challenge. With so many varieties, makes and price ranges it can be daunting trying to find the right one for you. A post on BusinessInsider.com.au provided some wine options for people who love their beer. If you like […]

This Cocktail Makes Gin The Star

Gin use to be known as a grandma’s drink but recently it has become popular again with a number of pubs and bars even offering artisan and specialist gins. Gin is a low calorie wonder, so if you’re watching your weight, opt for this spirit, just don’t drink it neat. Here’s an awesome cocktail to […]

Drinking While Breastfeeding May Not be so Safe

According to research the old idea that drinking alcohol while breastfeeding is okay, may actually be incorrect. The new study says that drinking while breastfeeding may actually negatively impact a child’s cognition. The study was published in the journal “Pediatrics”  recently titled “Drinking or Smoking While Breastfeeding and Later Cognition in Children.” The study involved […]

Alcohol Shops Could Get ID Scanners Soon

A proposal by the Western Australian government could make it harder to purchase alcohol in Western Australia, especially if your name is on the Banned Drinkers Register. The government wants the IDs scanned of everyone buying alcohol in bottle shops and if they are on the register, the cashier will be alerted and they will […]

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