Tag Archives: Alcohol

Alcohol Ban on St Kilda Foreshore Necessary Police Say

Police and local St Kilda traders want the termporary alcohol ban on the foreshore made permanent following the trashing of the area during a wild party on Christmas Day. There are calls for the ban to be extended for at least 3 years after the Christmas party that cost $23,000 to clean up. Around 5000 […]

Should You Opt for Alcohol of Dessert

Even the most health conscious among us treat themselves with dessert every now and then or with a cocktail after dinner, but if you’re watching your calories and can only “afford” to have one, which do you choose, a cosmo or a piece of cheesecake? Trainers will tell you that both alcohol and sugar aren’t […]

Hotel Fights Back with $5 Beers

What has been dubbed the “beer war” in Perth has seen many pubs and bars drop their prices to attract drinkers. In fact the latest establishment to drop its pint prices is the Claremont Hotel, offering $5 pints of Wild Yak as a one off promotion for its Sunday session. The venue already has $5 […]

Beer or Wine for The Weight Conscious

We’ve all heard that drinking wine or beer in moderation is good for your health, helping your heart and lowering your risk of type 2 diabetes and gallstones. Regardless of what you eat or drink, too many calories will cause you to gain weight. It’s important to know the calorie count of your favourite wines […]

Drinking Beer Can Help Prevent Alzheimers

According to a recent study drinking a few pints of beer a day actually does the brain good, actually cutting the risk of Alzheimer’s. In fact scientists found that a limited daily intake of beer reduces brain inflammation and helps flush out harmful toxins. Scientists say 2 medium sized glasses of wine or a few […]

A List of Heart Healthy Wines

Research has long told us that drinking wine in moderation is good for your health and your heart in particular but with all the wines out there which ones should we be leaning towards if we want to benefit our cardiovascular health. Grapes are renowned for their antioxidants which lower the risk of heart disease […]

Study Shows Alcohol’s Brain Benefits

Scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) recently conducted a study on mice that found that drinking the equivalent of 2.5 alcoholic drinks a day was actually beneficial to the brain. In fact scientists found that alcohol consumed in moderation could reduce brain inflammation. The study revealed that alcohol could benefit the glymphatic […]

Excessive Wine’s Impact on Your Cholesterol

We’ve all heard about the benefits of moderate consumption of wine but what happens if we drink too much, does this affect your cholesterol? High density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol moves cholesterol to your liver and low density lipoprotein (LDL) is commonly known as bad cholesterol and moves it to your arteries where  it […]