Many people erroneously believe that the good news about the health benefits of alcoholic beverages like wine and beer gives them carte blanche to go on a bender. And with Spring Break coming up, it's all the more tempting to drink up on the beach. If the drinks are on you, then make sure they don't end up on your waistline by making bad choices. A good rule of thumb if you're going to imbibe is to remember that as the alcohol content... Read More
The squeaky-clean image of '90s pop group Hanson is about to get doused with beer. It's hard to believe that the seemingly pre-pubescent Hanson brothers, Isaac, Taylor and Zac, are even old enough to drink, but they're at the ripe old ages of 31, 28, and 26, respectively. The "MMMBop" trio is old enough to drink, and they're flaunting it by creating their own beer. The band, which released its eighth (who knew???) album last... Read More
by Melanie Grimes
Tailgating can be healthy as well as fun. The fresh fall air stimulates the taste buds and warm comfort foods are the order of the day. Simple recipe changes can vitalize the spectators, as well as the team.
Chili Chili is a traditional tailgating food and contains many healthy ingredients, such as beans and antioxidant-rich... Read More
For Mexicans Cinco de Mayo is a celebration for their victory over France, but for Americans it's another excuse to eat, drink and be merry. Of course, those rich Mexican dishes and high-calorie cocktails are an easy way to derail your diet. Among the worst offenders are the fried tortilla chips, sour cream, cheese, refried beans, fried meats and more. Even the heart-healthy guacamole weighs in with a high fat count. Take into... Read More