Food & Drink

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Hung Over? Exactly What To Eat (And Avoid!) To Feel Better, Stat

Hangovers are the worse, and not many people know why we get them in the first place. The truth of the matter is that alcohol dehydrates you, causing the body to secrete much needed electrolytes in their urine. Leaving you with the uncomfortable, but all to common, symptoms of dehydration such as headache, fatigue, dry-mouth, […]

The Best Way to Wash Fruit and Vegetables

Grabbing a piece of fruit is usually good for your health. However, as more information comes available, it is being found that it can be a little tricky finding the safest fruit. Many farmers will use pesticides on their fruit. A few common misconceptions are that organic and domestic fruits and vegetables are the safest. […]

Yikes: This Is What Casual Drinking Actually Does to Your Body

The effects of alcohol on your physical, mental and emotional health is significant even when consumed only in social environments.  More people than you think have stopped drinking alcohol for one month.  These are social drinkers, who thought let’s just see what happens. Here are some results: Better sleep More energy Fewer sugar cravings Emotionally […]

Do You Spend the Majority of Your Nights Out Queuing for the Toilet Once You’ve Broken the Seal? Here’s Why

According to experts there may be some truth to the theory, and there are even ways to train the bladder to go less frequently. Frequent loo breaks after a tipple are believed to be down to the alcohol itself. If we stuck to soft drinks we’d spend a lot less time queuing up in nightclub […]

Breathalyzing Fans at Super Bowl 50 | BACtrack

BACtrack send two of their reporters to attend Super Bowl 50 to ask how much alcohol football fans have had to drink. The reporters interview and interact with fans, and then gave them breathalyzer tests using the BACtrack breathalyzer. The BACtrack breathalyzer is a small piece of device, as small as 3-4 inches (about the […]

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Delicious Low Caffeine or Caffeine-Free Alternatives

Coffee and tea are popular and enjoyable beverages. However, drinking more than a few cups a day may affect your health. High consumption of caffeinated drinks can increase blood pressure, raise cholesterol levels and cause dehydration. If this is a concern, why not replace one or more cups a day with these delicious alternatives?

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Five Reasons to Eat Apples This Fall

As the leaves change color and summer comes to an end, most apple varieties are ripe and ready to eat. The fall season is a perfect time to add apples to your diet.  Not only will your taste buds thank you; you will also enjoy the numerous health benefits associated with this seasonal favorite. Here, […]

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Coconut Is King

Coastal towns and island mongers all have a secret up their sleeves: the coconut. Renowned for its versatility, this handy drupe is more than just a welcome ingredient in your Pina Colada. Used in Ayurvedic treatments for centuries, the humble coconut has a few surprises the modern world is unaware of. Uncovering other uses of […]

Five Tips That Will Help You Avoid A Hangover This Summer

Summer is the season of fun in the sun, but it can also be the season of the hangover. School and college are out, people feel a little more irresponsible, and those long days in the sun can lead to long nights in the bar. It is always best to imbibe in moderation, but you should […]

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The Many Reasons to Include Broccoli in Your Diet

Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that has stalks with clusters of tiny buds at the end. It is usually green, but sometimes the buds are dark purple. There are many good reasons to eat broccoli, so find out why you should include it in your meals with the help of the information below.