Bonterra Organically Farmed and Canned Wine

Bonterra Organically Farmed and Canned Wine

Bringing together two surging categories in American wine—organically farmed grapes and canned wine—Bonterra Organic Vineyards (“Bonterra”) announces the launch of California’s first nationally available organically farmed wine in cans. A celebration of farm-fresh flavors, the portfolio features wines coaxed from the earth by careful farming practices carried out on a dynamic network of estate and partner farms throughout California.

Combating Jet Lag Before, During and After Flying

Combating Jet Lag Before, During and After Flying

Long haul airline trips are still a part of life for many of us. Whether a frequent flyer or an occasional globetrotter, travelling through time zones can have a huge impact on the body. To help you shake off the effects as quickly as possible, here is our guide to what to do before you […]

Worlds Best Flavoured Vodka

Worlds Best Flavoured Vodka

According to the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the Dixie Black Pepper has been the most Favorited out of 2,260 spirits competing. The Dixie Black Pepper beat others like Deep Eddy, Hangar One, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Absolut. “Tasting Notes: “For incredible cocktails, look no further. Crushed black peppercorns, green bell pepper, fresh cut grass, […]

Your Liver, Your Health

Your Liver, Your Health

Fact: The human liver weighs about 3 lbs, filters all of the body’s blood daily, and when healthy is the only organ capable of regenerating; the liver performs nearly 500 functions, including regulating cholesterol levels. Our liver weighs about 3 lbs and is located on the right side of of the abdomen. Reddish brown in […]

Study: Even Moderate Drinking is Not Healthy

Study: Even Moderate Drinking is Not Healthy

FLASH: A new study challenges the idea that a drink or 2 a day could actually be good for you. In a study conducted in China, the researchers found that moderate drinking slightly raised the risk of stroke and high blood pressure. They were not able to figure out whether small amounts of alcohol might […]

Jay Leno: Cholesterol 911

Jay Leno: Cholesterol 911

Former NBC “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno has opened up about his battle with high cholesterol, a condition which he described as a “time bomb”. “There are a lot of people walking around like that, they’re just time bombs,” Leno said in a new video created in association with Cholesterol 911 to shed light on high […]

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana As alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the US, a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy. Other recent studies have also documented a rise in cannabis use among pregnant women of all ages, with some […]

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks Just 1 drink a day is to much Alcohol consumption is responsible for 2.8-M deaths per year across the globe, with cancer the leading cause of alcohol-related death among people aged 50 years and older, warn researchers, who also emphasize that there is no safe level of […]

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade Wednesday, The Trump Administration imposed additional sanctions on 3 foreign companies the US Treasury Department sayd are helping NKorea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program. The US Treasury Department said it was taking action against the companies, which are based in China, […]

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary Sugar Crash” documents the story of 1 family, including a couple in their 40’s who are not overweight but admit to eating sugary treats on a regular basis ‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary details the havoc that excess sugar consumption is causing for the people of Ireland, a country that ranks #4 […]

Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important

Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important

Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important We should all know that our pancreas is an extremely important organ in the body because it produces the hormone insulin and secretes it into the blood stream, keeping our blood sugar in check. So, it is a Key player in the war against diabetes. “In essence, it controls […]

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago revealed alcohol may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by disrupting the way amyloid beta is cleared Amyloid beta is a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease that can clump together in the brain, building up into groups of […]

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily The World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies alcohol as a Group 1 carcinogen, their highest risk category. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration data reveals, that just over 26% of people over 18 reported binge drinking in […]

Frequent Drinking Kills Brain Cells, Especially in Women

Frequent Drinking Kills Brain Cells, Especially in Women

Frequent Drinking Kills Brain Cells, Especially in Women Frequent alcohol drinking kills new cells in Key brain regions, with females being more vulnerable, a new study on mice said Thursday. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston discovered that alcohol killed the stem cells that are responsible for creating new nerve […]

Drugged Driving Is Now a Leading Cause of Fatal Car Crashes in the US

Drugged Driving Is Now a Leading Cause of Fatal Car Crashes in the US

Drugged Driving Is Now a Leading Cause of Fatal Car Crashes in the US According to a recent report compiled by the Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, prescription and/or illegal drugs were involved in 43% of fatal car crashes in Y 2015, while 37 involved illegal amounts of alcohol. […]

Wall Street, “High Time” to Monetize Marijuana

Wall Street, “High Time” to Monetize Marijuana

Wall Street, “High Time” to Monetize Marijuana At the Investor Pitch Forum this week in Brooklyn, NY, hosted by the cannabis industry investment and research firm The Arcview Group, 200 investors described as HNW (high net worth) met with dozens of companies looking to come into the new market of legal recreational marijuana. Cultivating Spirits, […]

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix “I’m often asked whether it’s safe to mix alcohol with Rx (prescription) drugs and my answer is that you have to use common sense,” says Dr. Gregory Smith, said a noted pain management specialist. “No one should ever drink large amounts of alcohol when taking prescription medications […]

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems Some of America’s greatest leaders in history have had mental health problems and it may have helped in times of crisis, psychiatrists and psychologists said. Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, along with Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman and […]

A Healthy Lifestyle Can Prevent Many Cancer Cases

A Healthy Lifestyle Can Prevent Many Cancer Cases

A Healthy Lifestyle Can Prevent Many Cancer Cases A new large-scale US study has found that many cancer cases and deaths in individuals could be prevented by following a healthy lifestyle. The team of researchers, from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, looked at data from […]