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Treats To Enjoy Sparingly This Christmas

Christmas is finally here and while it is usually marked by overindulgence, we should probably keep in mind that dreaded January detoxing to undo the excesses of the festive season that is never any fun. Whether its chocolates, puddings, mince

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What You Should Drink this Festive Season if You’re Watching Your Weight

The festive season is once again upon us and before you blow all the hardwork and calorie counting you’ve done this year, here is a guide of the best options when it comes to drinking. Remember that alcoholic drinks are

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The Worlds Most Popular Beers

Beer is a $661 billion industry and craft beer sales continue to rise. There are however a few big beer brands that continue to dominate the market. According to a report by Bank of America Merill Lynch these are the

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Study Reveals Number of Alcohol Deaths Globally

According to a new study from the World Health Organisation (WHO), alcohol is responsible for 3 million deaths worldwide. Five percent of deaths on the planet are linked to alcohol and three quarters of those killed are male. In other

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Five Fishbowl Cocktails That Are Perfect for a Bar or Party

If you’re planning a party to celebrate Spring, here are 5 of the best Fishbowl cocktails that are sure to be a hit with any crowd. Actually they’re so good you could make them just for yourself.

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How Alcohol Really Affects Your Skin

Wine has been hailed as the magical elixir for your health, particularly heart health but how does it affect your skin? According to a new study, wine may actually be the worst drink for your skin out of all other

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Expert Reveals Worst Wine Pairings

When it comes to food and wine pairings, most of us aren’t that well educated. But there are some experts like Australia’s first full-time wine educator Christine Ricketts who can provide some advice for those of us who are less

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Make The Perfect Long Island Ice Tea

With the weather heating up in most parts of Australia, here is the recipe for the perfect Spring/ Summer drink – The Long Island Ice Tea. You will need, 1/2 oz. vodka 1/2 oz. gin 1/2 oz. white rum 1/2

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Teen Drinking May Lead to Alcohol Abuse in Adulthood

It’s a topic that seems to be popping up time and time again, the issue of whether parents should give their teenage children alcohol. A recent study found that how often a teenager drinks can be an indicator of problems

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Beer and Its Impact on Your Health

Beer consumed in moderation can be good for your health but too much can have the opposite effect. A recent study found that beer contains more protein and B vitamins than wine, is high in antioxidants, and brings with it

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