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5 Healthy Reasons to Drink Beer

As far as healthy libations go, wine typically gets all of the glory. But itís time that the humble brewski received some much-deserved credit. Although maligned as a fattening, carb-filled beverage t…

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Forget Cannabis, The 3 Most Deadly Drugs Are Completely Legal

Regardless of where you stand on marijuana legalization, you have to admit: Marijuana is a fairly harmless drug in comparison to many other entirely legal drugs. While marijuana has 0 attributed death…

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Feeling Hungover? Don’t Blame It on Mixing Beer, Liquor

Many of us may avoid downing hard alcohol, wine, and beer on the same night for fear of a raging hangover the next day. But at the BBC, a review of existing research on the topic suggests the drinks' …

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Springtime Sangria (Recipe)

No need to spend a fortune on sparkling wine -- cheap bottles do just fine here! Make this sangria just before serving. Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria. Ingredients: 1/4 Cup sugar 2 Stalks rhub…

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

'Tis the season of holiday parties, frothy mugs of eggnog, sugary cookies, and plenty of good cheer. It is a lovely season, but once the new year arrives, many of us are filled with regret. The averag…

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5 Tricks Restaurants Use to Make You Overeat

The drinks: with the music playing soft and slow and the dim lights lulling you into a mood of relaxation, a cocktail or three seem to be in order. The more you drink, the more you might end up eating…

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Pumpkin Mulled Wine (Recipe)

  Look for a fruity, full-bodied wine here -- merlot is perfect! Pumpkin Mulled Wine Ingredients: 1 Small sugar pumpkin, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 Teaspoon whole …

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5 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Cancer is an ugly killer, but sometimes, small changes in diet and lifestyle can force it to beat a retreat. Adopt these five habits to reduce your cancer risk. Exercise for 30 minutes a day. This …

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Green Grape Margarita (Recipe)

  Most of us drink our grapes in the form of wine, but where's the fun in that? Try out this grape margarita with your next Mexican-inspired meal. Makes one cocktail. Grape-Cilantro Marg…

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Honeydew Melon Mojito (Recipe)

  A mojito recipe that doesn't involve muddling anything?! Sign me up. Mint is still on the list here, but, instead of muddling it in a glass, you add it to the simple syrup. Here, the delicat…

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