Tag Archives: drinking

The Woes of Second-Hand Alcohol Consumption

A recent post on Smh.com.au mentioned a new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol Drugs, that found that 1 in 5 Americans experience second hand drinking damage annually. The writer suggested that Australian figures may be even higher. According toProfessor Robin Room, of the The Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at La […]

Bartenders – 5 Pouring Methods You Should Know

If you’re a beginner bartender, you’ll quickly realise that forming a good relationship with your patrons is important, not only so you can serve alcohol responsibly but also because it affects your tips. Flairbartending has become popular because it elevates the role of the bartender and patrons love it. If your bartending skills aren’t quite […]

How to Be a Smart Drinker if You’re on a Diet

Are you a social drinker, who enjoys having a few drinks amongst friends? The problem is that if you’re on a diet or just watching your weight, those evening trips to the pub may actually be more damaging to your diet than you realise, especially if your preferred drinks are mixed with high calorie mixers. […]

Do Drinkers Live Longer?

The issue of whether or not drinking alcohol is beneficial to your health is a contentious one with alot of conflicting research, some suggesting that moderate consumption can extend life by benefiting the heart and others suggesting that there is no safe alcohol levels. Moderate drinking which is described as between 2 and 7 glasses […]

Poll Reveals Australians Confused about Alcohol Risk

A recent poll revealed that 9 out of 10 Australians consider themselves “responsible drinkers”, despite a quarter of respondents drinking to get drunk at least once a month. The number of drinkers who drink alcohol to get drunk has significantly increased in the last decade, together with alcohol related harm. Experts say people are confused […]

Wine Drinkers Choose Their Best Wine in the World

According to the popular wine app, Vivino which has 35 million subscribers worldwide, the best wine in the world is the Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 from Napa Valley in California. The revelation was based on the apps data mining of 40 million reviews and 120 million ratings posted by users last year. Although you and […]

Is Alcohol More Common Among The UK’s Service Men and Women

Alcohol abuse is becoming a major concern among the UK armed forces service men and women, according to recent studies. Historically alcohol was used to encourage bonding and deal with difficult experiences that service men and women often face and while overall alcohol use is declining, harmful drinking is still double that of the general […]

How Alcohol’s Affecting Your Workout

Why Should You Avoid Drinking before Cardio and Resistance Training? There is evidence that drinking before a workout, particularly cardio will hinder your workout. Evidence shows you’ll get fatigued quicker and take longer to hit your usual goals. The extra fatigue that comes from drinking is the result of the citric acid cycle slowing down, […]