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2013-05-30 16:26:18

Beer Is Not the Only Beverage that Can Lead to a Pooch CHICAGO, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A frosty beverage plucked from an icy cooler is as much a symbol of summer as sunblock and sandals. While we have all heard that too many alcoholic beverages can wreak havoc on the waistline--commonly referred to as a beer belly--a similar phenomenon known as sugar belly could be hiding under the lids of some of your favorite summer libations. "Our body is a suitcase for what we put...

2013-05-29 23:22:59

Scott Tischler of Tischler Brothers Fitness Unveils the secrets to weight loss this summer. Monroe Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Scott Tischler of Tischler Brothers Fitness Unveils the secrets to weight loss this summer. One big step that is commonly overlooked is the consumption alcohol. On average one beer has ten grams of carbohydrates and nine grams of sugar. Liquor however is a different story. Even though vodka contains zero carbohydrates one shot still contains ninety-eight...

2013-05-28 15:37:43

Researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center have found that current constraints on advertising for alcohol products in movies that adolescents watch are not effective. The study, "Trends in Tobacco and Alcohol Brand Placements in Popular US movies, 1996 through 2009,"was published online in the May 27, 2013 JAMA Pediatrics. Studies have shown that movies influence smoking and drinking during adolescence: A 2012 Surgeon General's report noted a causal relationship between the...

Kids May Be Affected By Alcohol Scenes In Movies
2013-05-28 15:31:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While American children are seeing less tobacco use in the movies these days, they´re also more likely watching alcohol consumption in those same films, according to new research in JAMA Pediatrics. The study explicitly showed the success of passing restrictions on the film industry, the study authors said, referring to regulations placed on tobacco images but not on alcohol. "In order to be effective, constraints on...

2013-05-28 12:24:42

The Industry's Directory of Choice Now Includes Craft Distillers. NORWALK, Conn., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Spirits, Wine and Beer Marketers Handbook has just been released by The Beverage Information Group, a provider of the most current facts, statistics and analysis on the beverage alcohol industry. This directory of the spirits, wine and beer industry provides: company, address, phone, fax, e-mail contact, web address, company highlights, key executives, and brand...

2013-05-20 08:28:29

BETHESDA, Md., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduation...Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before the party starts, take the time to talk with your graduates about alcohol -- it just may save a life. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130520/PH16605-INFO) It's About Your Teen...A teenager's brain is still developing and it is very sensitive to alcohol's effects on judgment and decision-making. Alcohol Can Be Tricky...If your graduates drink, they may temporarily feel elated...

2013-05-16 12:30:14

BEVERAGE VENDING PROGRAM TO BE MADE AVAILABLE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray, along with America's beverage companies, announced the rollout of the new Calories Count((TM)) Vending Program in the city's municipal buildings. "I'm glad that the District will be in the vanguard of municipal governments working with our nation's beverage companies to ensure that our workers and...

NTSB Seeks Stricter Alcohol Limits For Drivers
2013-05-15 09:59:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) panel recommended on Tuesday that states reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) by more than one-third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent, in an attempt to lessen the nearly 10,000 alcohol-related traffic deaths each year. "Most Americans think that we've solved the problem of impaired driving, but in fact, it's still a national...

Robotic Bartender To Serve Up Libations At Google I/O Conference
2013-05-15 07:48:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online During this week´s Google I/O Developers Conference, thirsty developers and engineers will have the opportunity to visit Moscone West Convention Center, whip out their smartphones, and order a refreshing libation. Technophiles and the socially anxious will no doubt find something to love about the Makr Shakr, a three-armed Sam Malone which has been trained to mix 100 drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Unlike the...

2013-05-14 12:21:48

National Transportation Safety Board Supports .05 Blood Alcohol Concentration or Lower to Save 800 to 1800 Lives in U.S. Annually SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice joined the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in calling for a reduction in the illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) per se limit from .08 to .05 or lower in the U.S. to save lives and prevent injuries. The NTSB recommended the tougher national standard at its board...