The Truth About Wine, Beer, Liquor and Dieting

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Whether your drink of choice is wine, beer or something harder, moderate social drinking doesn’t have to be cut out of your lifestyle if you’re looking to shed some pounds. RELATED: A man’s guide to healthy alcohol consumption Here’s how to do it right: A five-ounce glass of red, white, or rosé has about 100 calories per glass. Many believe wine is high in sugar because it is made from grapes. However, that’s not the case because the fermentation process in wine-making converts sugars into alcohol. To top it off, …
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Cabernet May Not Be Good For Your Health After All

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This news comes as a bit of a disappointment: The evidence that alcohol has any benefit on longevity or heart health is thin, according to Dr. Timothy Naimi, a physician and epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center. He and his colleagues published an analysis 87 of the best research studies on alcohol’s effect on death from any cause and their findings cast deep skepticism on this long, cherished belief that moderate drinking is good for our health. Naimi explains that when researchers typically compare the occasional, moderate and heavy drinkers against …
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The One Time Alcohol Can Actually Improve Your Memory

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Most of us have probably experienced alcohol disrupting our memory system. But according to a new book, neuroscientist Dean Burnett explains that in very specific circumstances, alcohol can actually help with your recall. It’s called state-specific-recall and it works like this: Substances like alcohol or drugs alter your brain activity and brings you to a certain neurological state. And you’re actually better able to remember something if you’re in the same “state” that you were in when the memory was acquired. RELATED: What happens when you get stoned every day …
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10 Cocktails That Every Man (and Woman) Should KnowAdd These Classic Cocktails to Your Repertoire

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There’s no denying that there’s a time and place for a Jack and Coke or vodka and Red Bull. But as cocktails, and those who sip them, continue to evolve, we’d like to introduce you to the top 10 drinks that you must know how to make. From coast to coast, mixologists debate, develop and iterate — we’ve found one of the best to explain what to concoct — and how.
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