Alcohol only stays in your blood for up to six hours, but certain drug tests can detect alcohol as far as three months after use.
We couldn't live without water, but if we drink too much, it can lead to water intoxication and wreak havoc on our brain and body.
Happy hour, after over a year of pandemic, "is like a glass of water for people who've been walking across the desert," one psychiatrist told Insider.
Non-alcoholic beer, like Brooklyn Brewery’s Special Effects, has seen huge growth in the past year. Covid lockdowns are leading us to rethink our habits, while innovations have made NA beer tastier. The global market for NA beer could be worth $US29 billion by 2026, according to one prediction. Visit the […]
New Orleans is closing down bars and banning to-go drinks ahead of Mardi Gras. The new restrictions will go into effect February 12 in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The announcement comes after large crowds were spotted in the French Quarter last weekend. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Champagne sales have dropped 18% by volume amid the coronavirus pandemic. Trade group CIVC estimates that sales dropped from 300 million bottles in 2019 to 245 million in 2020. Though champagne sales are down, alcohol sales have been on the rise, particularly spirits and wine. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Two nutritionists debunk 19 of the most common myths about diets. They explain why dairy affects those with lactose intolerance and why they can actually eat cheese. They also debunk the idea that red wine is good for your heart. And they mention how much water we actually should be […]
When incoming freshmen pictured college, their expectations for socialising included dorm movie nights, fraternity parties, clubs, and apartment hangs. But every aspect of college life looks different due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, including Friday and Saturday night plans. From movie nights to late-night quizzes, take a look at the […]
Police in Okinawa are battling an epidemic of people drinking a lot of alcohol and then going to sleep in the street, The Guardian and The Mainichi reported. Last year, local police reported 7,000 cases of rojo-ne, or sleeping in the road. The Japanese island’s warm weather and the local […]
Every morning for a month I had at least one cup of hot water with fresh lemon juice mixed in. I found that it lessened any bloating, improved my energy levels, and made my skin clearer. I didn’t experience any major negative effects, and I’m planning to incorporate lemon water […]
Summer is the season for many people to take advantage of warm weather and sunshine by enjoying an adult beverage outdoors (while social distancing, of course). Experts say that alcoholic drinks can be enjoyed in moderation without derailing your nutrition goals. Healthier options include drinks without added sugars or syrups, […]
Retail alcohol sales in the US have been strong during lockdowns. Insider spoke with Dr. Antonio De Filippo about how to identify problematic drinking and how to address it. If you find yourself missing or underperforming at work, feeling generally more fatigued, or getting into legal trouble because of your […]
A new study in JAMA found that having a drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men may actually be more beneficial for brain health than avoiding alcohol. The study looked at almost 20,000 people and found that those who drank a glass a day had […]
Miley Cyrus said she is officially six months sober during an interview with Variety this week. “The thing that I love about it is waking up 100%, 100% of the time,” Cyrus said. “I don’t want to wake up feeling groggy. I want to wake up feeling ready.” Cyrus said […]
Melissa Petro is a freelance writer who lives with her husband and two children in New York City. As a recovering alcoholic with over a decade of being sober, Petro describes the challenges that can arise from being married to a beer-lover. She says it’s important to understand the distinction […]
Amazon Australia has launched a wine, beer and spirits store. It stocks well known brands like Johnnie Walker and Victoria Bitter as well as smaller local brands like SOFI Spritz and Curatif Cocktails. The announcement comes as demand for alcohol has grown during the coronavirus pandemic. Visit Business Insider Australia’s […]
This Mother’s Day, show mum some gratitude with this easy, boozy concoctions that she can sip in bed. From fruity cocktail delights to a tipsy espresso surprise, these DIY drinks offer a sweet surprise. Try a watermelon bellini, an Irish coffee, or a Cinco de Mayo delight with a Mother’s […]