If you regularly drink more than the recommended one drink per day, you're taking years off your life, according to a major report.
The international study, which looked at 600,000 drinkers, estimated that having 10 to 15 alcoholic drinks a week could shorten a person's life by between one and two years.
What's more, the researchers warned that people who drink more than 18 drinks a week co... ››› more
According to a new report, people who drink and are overweight are at higher risk for two of the most common types of oesophageal cancer.
In the report compiled by experts at the AICR and the World Cancer Research Fund, it was revealed that one third - that's about 5,600 per year - of oesophageal cancer cases in the United States could be prevented if people didn't drink and maintained a health... ››› more
Caffeine is called “the silent killer of success” for good reason. Gulping down caffeine triggers the release of adrenaline, which is the source of the “fight or flight” response.
This response serves as a survival mechanism that forces you to stand up and fight, or run for the hills, when you're faced with a threat. It sidesteps rational thinking in favour of a faster response, and ul... ››› more
Studies show that drinking water naturally boosts your metabolism, and drinking infused water for weight loss can be an easy way to increase your water intake. Infused waters are wonderfully refreshing, inexpensive to make, and have almost zero calories - what's not to love?
But here's something you might've not known: Infused waters aren't only good for weight loss. They're good for a number o... ››› more
You're often told to drink eight glasses of water a day - but where did this advice originate from? You'll want to check out this interesting infographic on the benefits of drinking water.
Source: https://www.watercoolersdirect.com/... ››› more
Ever since drinking alcohol became a thing, people have been searching for a way to go heavy on the pour, but light on the hangover. Unfortunately, according to two new drinking surveys, this search is probably futile.
One poll, conducted in Canada, concluded that if you drink to excess, you're going to have a hangover - no ifs, and or buts.
A second poll, conducted in the Netherlands, sugge... ››› more
If you're a coffee “addict” like so many South Africans, you'll love this great fact: You can continue to drink coffee without any guilt!
That's right, besides the delicious flavour and the boost it gives you in the morning, coffee is good for your brain too!
Read more below..
Debunking the myth: Coffee isn’t bad for you…
For years, people have believed coffee ... ››› more
Well you might want to think twice before popping a sedative sleeping pill…
According to new research, redative sleeping pills such as Ambien can nearly double the risk for car accidents among new users compared with nonusers.
The University of Washington researchers found an increased risk for crashes for people taking Restoril (temazepam), Desyrel (trazodone) or Amb... ››› more
If you love drinking milk, this is for you. Especially since many diets and health articles tend to go with the fact milk is bad for you.
Well, it's not.
And research coming out of the University of Kansas Medical Center proves this.
Quite frankly, it's not just good for your bones and joints because of the calcium it contains, there's something extra special in milk that can do so muc... ››› more
After the release of a recent study's results, leaders in the alcohol industry are exchanging harsh words with the researchers.
The study found that youngsters are more likely to start experimenting with alcohol, which leads to binge drinking, after they see alcohol adverts on TV.
But the alcohol industry says it's the kid's parents who are responsible for their children's alcohol use. And... ››› more
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