How many calories in a drink? Researchers say alcohol labels should spell it out

How many calories in a drink? Researchers say alcohol labels should spell it out

VICTORIA—A study suggests the average Canadian drinker receives more than one-tenth of their daily recommended calories from alcoholic beverages, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at the label. Researchers at University of Victoria looked at Statistics Canada data on alcohol sales and consumption between 2015-2016 to calculate how many calories Canadians consume from booze. […]

What’s the deal with all the black food and drink?

What’s the deal with all the black food and drink?

Is our food going over to the dark side? This month, Starbucks released the Teavana black sesame tea latté (made from black sesame sauce), the latest addition to a slew of sensational black foods, including pizza crusts and cold-pressed juices (coloured with activated charcoal) and a black vodka called “Hounds,” rendered dark by the addition […]

Bottoms down: Study recommends only 1 drink per day

Bottoms down: Study recommends only 1 drink per day

Here’s some sobering news: A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking guidelines in many countries may be far too loose. The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner than those who drink […]