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27/07/2017

Best Summer Drinks (I)

Step by step, the fresh and humid temperatures made space for a warmer weather, opening doors for the summer. After-works take place outside to enjoy a drink once the children are sleeping and barbeques are organised at home on weekends to share moments with friends and family.

I am a wine lover, and in summer I also like to enjoy a drink. However, we do not all have the...

31/01/2017

One beer a day may help reduce the risk of heart attack

The title says it all: one beer a day can help reduce your risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular problems. That is the conclusion of the study presented by the Pennsylvania State University at the last meeting of the American Heart Association, the world's largest cardiology referent.

The study in question was based on the analysis of blood samples of 80...

14/12/2016

The secret of reaching 110 years of age? A sip of whisky every day

One would think that living for many years comes from living a healthy lifestyle, with a very well balanced diet and regular physical activity to maintain ones shape. However, although this should not be ruled out at all, the world's longest-living people have admitted that alcohol is part of their daily diet and that, for them, it has helped them to live for such a long...

7/11/2016

Beer could help prevent breast cancer

Hops, one of the main ingredients of beer, could contribute effectively to the prevention of breast cancer. That’s what a study by experts from the University of Illinois at Chicago (USA) have recently discovered, and which has been published on Daily & Sunday Express, a British newspaper.

Hops is a flower responsible for bitter, spicy or citric flavors on beer and...

20/07/2016

What was it like to drink back in Shakespeare time?

Four hundred years after Shakespeare wrote his last work, we will review the drinks mentioned in his plays, the same ones he and his associates probably used to toast after his success.

Each of the works of Shakespeare has at least 38 mentions of alcoholic beverages. The choice of drink for a character was an indicator of social status or character, and the fashions and ...

8/07/2016

Why does beer make you urinate more?

When we drink beer, we usually notice that the restroom is visited more frequently, as we have the desire to go much more than we usually do. This is caused by various reasons.

One of the main reasons is its important diuretic effect. The beer increases the amount of urine produced in the kidneys and thereby also increases the amount of water removed. Therefore we urge...

28/06/2016

Which is healthier: beer or wine?

Have you ever you wondered about what's the best drink for your health? Taking into account that you enjoy both beer and wine, clear all your doubts thanks to the curiosity and persistence of researchers.

Mack Mitchell, a member of the Texas Southwestern University Medical Center has carried out a study, which ABC has released recently. For this study, Mitchell asked a...

9/05/2016

If you drink beer or wine, you'll eat better

According to a study by Miguel Hernández University (UMH) in Elche, students who drink beer or wine in moderation tend to consume large amounts of fish, fruit and vegetables, ingredients that make up the Mediterranean diet and are the basis for a healthy diet.

In contrast, respondents young abstainers (over 1,000 between 17 and 35 years old) admitted they consume less...

25/04/2016

Drinking alcohol in moderation may prevent memory loss

According to a recent study by researcher Michael A. Collins, of the department of molecular pharmacology and therapeutics at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, drinking in moderation can help prevent Alzheimer's disease and memory problems in general.

However, researchers emphasize the "moderate consumption" of alcohol, the equivalent of a daily...

8/04/2016

Oh, my beer friends

In only a few weeks we will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the German Purity Beer Law of 1516. This law established that beer should be only created from water, malted barley and hops. Over centuries, Bavarian breweries followed those rules in making beer. The power of the yeast was still unknown at that time, this 4th ingredient was added later to the German...