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5 Things To Know Before You Take That Drink

If you're like most Americans, you'll celebrate the New Year with a few cocktails and a champagne toast. But do you know how much alcohol is in your drink of choice or how long it takes to work its wa…

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10 Tips to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

December has finally thrusted itself upon us. Prepare for a month of festivities, holiday lights, friends, mirth, and, letís not forget, delicious foods. Enjoying holiday treats is a great thing -- go…

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Study: 1 in 3 Americans Drinks too Much

A new study looked at over 138,000 adults and found that one third of participants fulfilled the definition of "excessive drinker." Find out where you fall on the drinking spectrum. Related: How much…

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Drunk Moose May Be A Myth

Hold those "Elkaholic" jokes: Every autumn, Swedish moose start doing things like falling in swimming pools and getting stuck in apple trees, supposedly after getting drunk on fermented apples, but ex…

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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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