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drinks

Recipes
November 22, 2019

Impress your friends with these tasty mocktail recipes

A party is still a party without alcohol. Stay healthy and refreshed with these tantalising summer mocktails.
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Addiction
May 15, 2015

The line-up: Booze under the spotlight

“So, you’ve been busy, my friend. You’ve caused a lot of trouble, using your addictiveness on people who don’t fully understand how dangerous you actually are! But we’ve got you this time! Here’s the proof.” (more…)
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Food & nutrition
December 21, 2013

Can diet drinks make you fat?

Soft drinks are bad news, we all know it, but if you’re going to have one then a sugar-free version is fine, right? Not quite. Before you reach for your next diet soft drink, here are the top 4 things you need to know about what you’re drinking: (more…)
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Diabetes
December 3, 2013

The best drinks for type 2 diabetes

In healthy people, insulin is produced by the pancreas: When you eat or drink, food is broken down into smaller parts, some of which is a form of sugar. Insulin acts like a key: unlocking cells so that sugar can move from the blood into the body tissues, to be used for energy. Diabetes is a problem with the function of insulin: either the key (insulin itself) isn’t working, or the lock (the cell) struggles to let sugar into the cell. When you have “high blood sugar” - the body produces too little insulin, or the tissues don’t respond to…
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