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Your Health After Alcohol Poisoning

You hear about it every once in a while — a college kid partied too hard during rush week or a holiday office party got out of hand — but alcohol poisoning is no laughing matter. A consequence of drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short period of time, alcohol poisoning affects your breathing,

How Alcohol Affects Your Zzzzs

According to a study by the University of Missouri School of Medicine, 20 percent of American adults use alcohol to help them sleep. While you may be no stranger to having a glass of wine before bed to unwind, alcohol has an impact on your sleep quality, duration and cycle. Research shows that alcohol disrupts the

In Vino Veritas – Why Alcohol Lowers Inhibitions

Translated from its Latin roots, “in vino veritas” means “in wine, truth.” The phrase has roots in Greek and Latin cultures and writings. In an ancient Greek poem, Herodotus (a contemporary of Socrates) decided that if the Persians decided something while drunk, it should be a rule to reconsider it again when they were sober.

Strawberries, Wine & Chocolate: Why These Items are Great Together

Picture it: a romantic candlelight dinner with your special someone, complete with chocolate covered strawberries and a glass of rosé champagne for dessert. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re curious about the science behind what drives our love for chocolate and why chocolate, strawberries and wine are a match made in foodie heaven. While the