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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

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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:

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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

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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

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Shrink and Drink: 3 Tips for Shedding Pounds Without Giving Up Alcohol

Summertime is almost here, and that means that millions of Americans have started work on their beach bodies. While creating a lean physique or living a healthier lifestyle is never easy, for some of us it can be made more difficult when we take stock of how many calories are in our favorite alcoholic beverages.