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3 Tips for Safe Beach Drinking

Are you planning your annual week in the sun? You know what they say about a beach vacation: 1) Wear plenty of sunscreen, 2) Drink plenty of water and 3) Don’t drink in the sun. But what goes better with a hot day of sand and sun than a delicious, refreshing beer (or two or


Blending Balance, Booze and Beer Runs

Cookies and milk. Peanut butter and jelly. Beer and sports. You don’t question why these things go together — they just do. Fitness freaks are combining their favorite athletic activities with their favorite frothy follow-up beverages. Yoga and marathon running are becoming inseparable from beer. These pairings are hot, hot, hot — and here’s why:


3 Reasons to Complete a Summer Cleanse

While a smooth shot, a glass of bubbly wine or a refreshingly cold beer can turn a long, bad day into a fun, relaxing evening, we cannot ignore the fact that alcohol (especially in excess) is hard on the body. Without even addressing the effects of chronic binge drinking, even one night of heavy drinking


Tasty Brews and Health Benefits, Too!

When you think about your favorite beer, you probably imagine the perfect foam, refreshing taste and relaxing qualities. However, depending on which type of beer you’re drinking, your favorite beverage might include a few healthy properties as well! Beer contains B vitamins like niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, vitamins B6 and B12 and folate, which are


Pregnancy and Alcohol: What You Need to Know

Congratulations! If you are expecting a new baby, you are likely experiencing a barrage of emotions and advice — both solicited and unsolicited. Among the normal questions of what to eat, which activities to avoid and how to deal with stress, you may be wondering whether it is safe to enjoy the occasional beer or