Research presented at an international alcohol conference recently claims that adults over the age of 50 in Australia and New Zealand are increasingly drinking at hazardous levels and requiring hospitalisation. The researchers from Massey University, the University of Auckland and the University of New South Wales found that now it’s vital for aged-care workers and […]
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A new patch can help you with the embarrassing problem of glowing like a lamp when you drink. Often referred to as ‘Asian glow’, the condition is a result of a deficiency in the ALDH2 enzyme. This is the enzyme that neutralises alcohol in your system. The patch helps to prevent the bright red face […]
A new study published in The Lancet says that there is no “safe” level of alcohol consumption and on a global scale, alcohol isn’t good for us. But as a post on Forbes.com points out, there’s more to the story. The study is helpful in changing the way recommendations are made, but doesn’t suggest that […]
As a man you know the need for testosterone – it’s vital for a number of things including a lean physique, optimal cognitive function and healthy bones. In fact doctors say men with low levels of testosterone can suffer from issues such as loss of lean muscle, increased body fat, fatigue, osteoporosis, low drive and […]
With the holidays approaching it’s time to start planning those festive shindigs and no party would be complete without amazing food and drinks. But instead of the old boring drinks we’re so used to and tired of, why not switch up the drinks menu this year with one of these unexpected but delicious cocktails that […]
Here’s a delicious alternative to a plain glass of champagne, a Champagne cocktail.. This easy to make cocktail is perfect for parties and large get-togethers because it has only 3 ingredients and is so simple to make.
According to a study, middle-aged drinkers care more about whether their drinking habit harms their image than their health. Drinkers from older age groups believe as long as they aren’t vomiting, stumbling, slurring or suffering from hangovers, their health will remain unaffected by their drinking. The UK based study says many people disregard recommended drink […]
Advertised as an “anti-hangover” cocktail, this low calorie tequila punch is great for those watching their weight and as a bonus you can avoid the nasty hangover effects the following morning. Watch the video on how its made and then give it a try yourself.
An online tool released in the United States helps people with drinking problems, particularly those with alcohol-use disorder (AUD) – a medical condition that can be severe or mild. The Alcohol Treatment Navigator, developed by the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for people who are concerned about their drinking but don’t know […]
After seven years of lobbying by health ministers, soon every bottle of alcohol in Australia will carry a label warning pregnant women of the dangers of drinking while pregnant. Since 2011, alcohol companies have had a window to introduce the warning labels on their own but Australian and New Zealand ministers came to an agreement […]