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Abstaining from alcohol makes you more likely to die young

According to a new study people who don't drink are more likely to die young. This is most likely because people who don't drink don't have strong social networks and connections which are essential for mental and physical health.
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Remember the French Press?
I have been travelling lately for work. I was in Hamburg for a few months and I shared an apartment with a roommate. To my absolute delight, when I first arrived in Hamburg I discovered that my roommate had a decent coffee maker in the kitchen. I am a light traveller and I hadn't even packed light coffee gear such as an Aeropress. I had planned to sort out my coffee situation when I was settled in and so I was over the moon when I realized that I didn't need to. To my utter dismay, my roommate moved out after a month or two, taking her coffee maker with her. "Oh", I heard myself say when I saw her packing up the coffee machine, "I forgot you would be taking that with you. Now I have to think of a new way of brewing coffee in the morning!" "What about that French Press?" she replied. What? The dusty old appliance I had all but forgotten the name of, it had been so long since I used one, was sitting on a shelf, unnoticed. I had almost completly forgotten that French Press brewing is a totally legitimate way of making coffee. In fact, several coffee shops where I used to work actually used to serve French Press coffee as their only hand brewed coffee option, and it was delicious. https://coffee-brewing-methods.com/how-to-use-a-french-press-coffee-maker/ So what was my problem with the French Press? The main memories I have of the French Press (known as a Cafetière in my neck of the woods) are from my parent's home, where they would brew a pot of French press coffee every morning that was thick as mud and and intensely caffeinated. I also remember a friend of mine telling me knowingly that you are supposed to add an extra spoon of ground coffee for every person who is partaking in said coffee drinking experience. Needless to say, the French Press wasn't associated with artisan, speciality coffee when I was growing up. In fact, the French Press is an amazing, unique and extremely affordable way of brewing extremely delicious coffee in your home, if you apply the same principles of coffee brewing that are used for other types of coffee preparation such as pourover or espresso brewing. French Press coffee has wonderful tasting notes that are impossible to extract with other methods of coffee making. Due to the lack of a fine filter and the extended time that the ground coffee has with the water, the French Press yields rich, full and complex flavors. This type of coffee contains compounds from the coffee oils such as cafestol and kawehol that are absent from drip coffee but which totally change the taste and coffee drinking experience. These compounds have also been shown to be anti-inflammatory, anti-tumorigenic and to have many other health benefits. So why was the French Press coffee I grew up with so variable? Well, the catch is that French Press brewing requires the same care and attention that other coffee brewing methods do, using freshly ground coffee ground to the appropriate course grind for French Press, an appropriate ratio of coffee to water, correct water temperature and a monitored brewing time. After my roommate left I started using the French Press every day and experimenting with recipes and different beans. I experienced a complete French Press renaissance and still find myself completely obsessed with it, long after I have moved on from Hamburg and regained access to my coffee gear at home. So here is my coffee challenge for the day: I am willing to bet that most people have a French Press lying around the house somewhere. Dust that bad boy off and rediscover its wonders. If you have never experienced the taste sensations of well brewed and properly extracted French Press coffee, you are in for a treat!
Cocktails That Make Best Keto Diet Drink
Millions of health conscious people resort to keto diet for effective body building and healthy life quite quickly. That is why such people look for effective keto diet drinks that would complement other components of the keto diet. Good news for people looking for effective keto diet drinks is that there are providers of high quality cocktails fulfilling the requirements for designating the same as drinks in keto diets. It would be good learning about various types of drinks and cocktails that can be the part of their keto diet drinks. Zero Carb Alcohol One of the types of cocktails that can form part of keto diet is the zero carb alcohol. The standard ketogenic diet is one of the low carb and moderate protein with high fat. For constituting such standard or Cyclical ketogenic diets the zero carb alcohol constitutes one of the best components. With such cocktails the ketogenic diet fulfills the composition that contains 75% fat, 205% protein and only 5% carbohydrates. Similarly there are other compositions of keto diets like the targeted ketogenic diet and high protein ketogenic diet. Common feature of each of these diets is the low carbohydrate and high fat combination. The zero carb alcohol is ideal for reaching such composition of the keto drinks. Best Hard Seltzer Alternative In order to dispense with the necessity of consuming regular alcohol many users try to find out an alternative that have the qualities of cocktail but very little alcoholic ingredient. That is where the Best hard seltzer alternative steps in providing the user one of the ideal alternatives to alcohol based cocktails. Ketogenic diets primarily aims at weight loss and lowers the risk factors for the consumers. It is medically established that consumption of alcohol can be detrimental for the same and the best hard seltzer alternative is one of the favored way out of such situation. Gluten Free Canned Cocktails In order to avoid the harmful effects of carbohydrate rich alcohol many consumers resort to gluten free canned cocktails. An example is the gluten free vodka, lime juice, and soda that constitute one of the highly effective gluten free canned cocktails for consumers. Such cocktail can help dispensing with the use of carbohydrate rich and alcohol based cocktails that could be delicious in taste but are not conducive for maintenance of good health. Use of the gluten free canned cocktails can also reduce the chances of attracting various diseases. In addition; gluten free cocktails, low carb cocktails, and the best hard seltzer alternative can effectively conclude the consumer’s search for best drinks conforming to requirements of keto diets. Only necessity for the consumer is finding and accessing one of the best online or offline providers that can be trusted. View source: https://bit.ly/2YJ4QY0
What A Coke Does To Your Body In 1 Hour
I'll be the first to admit that I love Coca Cola. But it's absolutely horrible for us. A very detailed infographic supplied by TheRenegadePharmacist.com has officially proven again how bad Coke is for your body (WE KNOW). The American CDC has said that 25% of Americans drink soda on a regular basis which is a hefty reason why obesity has run rampant. Sugar is the main culprit since an average can of soda can contain 3 tablespoons of sugar and 4 tablespoons if in a 12-ounce-bottle. Coke is one of the most popular soft drinks in the United States with a massive marketing empire so there will never be a day where we won't see it somewhere. But there comes a time where you need to take a moment and see what you're putting into your body. Let's take a look : All it takes is ONE Coke : First 10 Minutes : 10 teaspoon of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don't immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor allowing you to keep it down. In 20 Minutes : Your blood sugar spikes, causing an insulin burst. Your live responds to this by turning any sugar it can get its hands on into fat. (There's plenty of that at this particular moment.) In 40 Minutes : Caffeine absorption is complete. Your pupils dilate, your blood pressure rises, as a response your liver dumps more sugar into your bloodstream. The adenosine receptors in your brain are now blocked preventing drowsiness. In 45 Minutes : Your body ups your dopamine production stimulating the pleasure centers of your brain. This is physically the same way heroin works, by the way. In 60 Minutes : The phosphoric acid binds calcium, magnesium, and zinc in your lower intestine providing a further boost in metabolism. This is a compounded by high doses of sugar and artificial sweeteners also increasing the urinary excretion of calcium. After 60 Minutes : The caffeine's diuretic properties come into play. (It makes you have to pee.) It is now assured that you'll evacuate the bonded calcium, magnesium, and zinc that was headed to your bones as well as sodium, electrolyte and water. As the rave inside of you died down you'll start to have a sugar crash. You may become irritable and/or sluggish. You've also now, literally, pissed away all the water that was in theCoke. But not before infusing it with valuable nutrients your body could have used for things like having the ability to hydrate your system of build strong bones and teeth. Why you should care? - Coke weakens bones and teeth. - Increases your chance for getting diabetes. - It slows your metabolism, especially long term. - Aspartame in the soda leads to disease and organ irritation. - Coke has negative affects on fertility. - It leads to weight gain. - Can worsen asthma or increase risk for heart disease. - Cancer, Osteoporosis, and Kidney issues are common in people who drink soda. - It's expensive to continually buy it. - Diet sodas are a scam and false advertising. All soda is bad for you. - No nutritional value. - Raised cholesterol and specifically increased belly fat. Do I need to say more? Coke or soda for that matter is never a good idea. (But don't worry, I still love it.)
14 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Beer
Bro! Is the frat house covered in half-empties after a night of drunken revelry? Don't get rid of that extra beer just yet – here are 14 weird ways to reuse it. Check out these cool things you never knew you could do with beer: 1. Marinate a steak pre-grilling, and possibly reduce your risk of cancer. Turns out marinating your meat in beer can help prevent the formation of carcinogenic compounds due to high-heat grilling. You can learn more here! 2. Trap and kill slugs, and save your garden from slimy, destructive pests. If you find your garden under attack from slugs, set out a little dish of beer. They'll be attracted to the sugars in it, climb on it, and drown. Sorry lil' buddies! 3. Condition your hair for a healthy, textured shine. So the above picture is apparently one that exists on the internet. Hmm. Well, it seems you can also now use beer as a shine-enhancing, texturizing hair rinse! Read more here. 4. Cook rice in beer instead of water, giving it an interesting nutty flavor. Sounds like it could be good! Inexpensive American lagers work particularly well; avoid anything overly hoppy. Samuel Adams has a recipe on their website. 5. Make a beer can roof! Turn beer cans into aluminum shingles. That's one way to shingle your shed. Probably pretty cost-effective, too! Learn how here. 6. Cook a deliciously moist roast chicken. Beer can chicken is a classic! Shove a can up its chicken butt and taste the magic. Recipe here. 7. Make a beer can into a really cool dish or ashtray. A great DIY gift for your favorite beer-lover. Instructions here. 8. Make an impromptu can stove. Add fuel, and you can cook dinner! Just... don't blow anything up, okay? Learn more here. 9. Craft a DIY dixie cup dispenser. I feel like this would be really cool in a dive bar bathroom. Instructions here. 10. Soften skin and prevent blemishes. Try a homemade beer face mask or foot soak! 11. Mix up some finger-lickin' good homemade barbecue sauce. Recipe here. 12. Polish wooden furniture (with flat beer, in particular). Spill some beer on your coffee table? It's actually good for it! Rub it in with a soft cloth. 13. Remove tarnish from brass and copper. This isn't really a problem for me, because I'm too poor to have anything made of brass or copper. But you can apparently use beer to polish your pots and pans! Beer's slight acidity dissolves tarnish, leaving the metal surface shiny and squeaky clean. 14. Draw insects away from party guests. Simply place a few bowls of beer far from the party. Bugs are attracted to the sugars in beer. Do you know any other weird things you can do with beer (besides get drunk)? :D
Chocolate Chip Cookie Shot Glasses
In honor of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, here is a deliciously fun way to get your chocolate chip cookie fix during happy hour: Chocolate Chip Cookie Shot Glasses! And in case you think I am making this holiday up, you can find it , and a ton of other national holidays that will blow your mind at National Day Calendar online. This 4 1/2 star recipe comes from All Recipes user, Nicole Faust Hunt, called "Absolutely The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies." To make the shot glasses, you will need a 'popover' pan. Otherwise, you can make these using small cupcake pans. However, the shape of the glass will not look like a shot glass. Ingredients: 1 cup butter flavored shortening (not butter) 3/4 cup white sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons Mexican vanilla extrac t2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk chocolate chips Chocolate candy melts (for later) Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the pan. In a large bowl, cream together the butter flavored shortening, brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla .Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, fold in the chocolate chips. Press the cookie dough into the popover pan bottom and sides. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until light brown. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Separately, melt the chocolate candy melts in a microwave or a double boiler. Once the cookie shot glasses have cooled, spoon in the candy melts, covering the bottom and inside cookie walls. This will harden relatively quick, or you can put it in the fridge. This coating will prevent liquids from being absorbed into the cookie. After this is all done, fill these with milk for the 20 and younger crowd or click here for imbibery goodness that you can fill your chocolate chip cookie shot glasses with!