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Beverages and Health

Will Drinking Diet Soda Make Me Fat and Sick?

When I was in college I worked at the student newspaper, which was one block from a Burger King, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, pizza s...

What Drinks Are Best for Rehydrating Your Body After a Workout?

An hour of exercise can lead to up to a quart of water lost through sweat, depending on the type and intensity of your workout and...

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Drink Alcohol

Alcohol affects the entire body, including the brain, nervous system, liver, heart, and the individual’s emotional well-bein...

Benefits of Wheatgrass Pills

Walk into your local juice shop and browse the extras you can mix into your smoothie. Wheatgrass is likely to be one of these opti...

Symptoms From Drinking Coliform Bacteria in Water

Coliform bacteria are members of the enterobacteria family, a group of pathogens that commonly cause gastrointestinal ailments. Co...

Green Tea & Ginger Health Benefits

Both green tea and ginger have been touted for their health benefits, which scientific evidence does support. They have a long his...

Noni Juice Side Effects

Long prized by the people of Polynesia for its reputed medicinal properties, noni juice took the Western nutritional supplement ma...

Health Effects of Plastic Water Bottles

Some types of plastic water bottles contain chemicals that may leach into your drinking water. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is one of the ...

What Are the Symptoms of Water Retention?

Occasionally retaining water isn’t generally a big concern. Your body should recover if the water retention stems from eatin...

Reasons Why Not to Drink & Drive

Despite legal initiatives and public education campaigns, drunk driving remains a serious problem in the United States. In 2008, m...
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