Tag Archives: drinking

What to Avoid if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

If you’re trying to lose weight, some health experts advocate cutting down on alcohol especially if you enjoy cocktails or the more high calorie drinks. The occasional alcoholic drink won’t do your diet harm but one drink that you may want to keep away from is high-alcohol craft beer.That is because it is full of […]

Tips To Alcohol-Free Travel

Have you considered going alcohol free on your next holiday, not only for your safety but also who wants to waste time nursing a hangover when they’re on holiday. A recent article on Abc.net.au gave some advice for people who want to have a good time on holiday minus the alcohol. Develop a strategy to […]

Parents Are Still The Main Source of Alcohol to Children

Alarmingly, despite repeated health warnings parents are still the main source of alcohol for high school students. Health warnings about the harmful effects of drinking on children are being ignored by parents who are giving their underaged children alcohol. A surprising 43 per cent of children between 12 and 17 years old were given their […]

Sydney’s Sparkling Wine Festival Scheduled for May

May is a going to be a good month for alcohol lovers with Melbourne hosting the Good Beer Week and Sydney hosting The Sparkling Wine Festival. Wine is the most popular alcoholic beverage in Australia so this event celebrating the best sparkling wine offerings is sure to be a hit. The Sydney Sparkling Wine Festival […]

Melbourne to Host Good Beer Week in May

If you love your beer you won’t want to miss the latest Good Beer Week, famous for beer and food pairings. From 10 to 19 May, Good Beer Week will return to Melbourne and a number of events will be taking place around the city and Victoria. Events will take place at Queens Victoria Market, […]

Study Links Alcohol and Obesity to Breast Cancer

According to health experts from the University of NSW, regular consumption of alcohol and excessive weight gain are major factors in the development of breast cancer. The scientists predicted that by 2030 excessive alcohol and weight gain will be responsible for about 30,000 cases of breast cancer. Researchers found that drinking alcohol will contribute to […]

Hangover Free Alcohol to Hit The Shelves Soon

Hangover free alcohol could be closer than you think. The synthetic alcohol called Alcarelle was created by UK researcher Professor David Nutt and has received interest from investors. The product gives the same buzzed feeling as alcohol but without any of the negative health impacts or subsequent hangovers. The creators say the drink could be […]

One in 20 Deaths Worldwide Caused by Alcohol According to WHO

According to the World Health Organisation, alcohol causes more than 1 in 20 deaths globally due to drink driving, alcohol-fuelled violence and abuse as well as diseases and health disorders. The 500 page report found that more than 3 quarter of alcohol related deaths were men and more than 200 health conditions were also attributed […]

Cannabis Flavoured Vodka Makes its Debut

A number of countries are beginning to review their marijuana policies and one vodka brand is jumping on the cannabis bandwagon by producing a cannabis vodka. The drink is made with 100% natural cannabis terpenes to flavour the vodka so it doesn’t have the same psychoactive or medicinal properties that people usually take marijuana for. […]