Category: General

How Alcohol can help with Social Networkiing

Everyone knows that a big part of college is drinking. Whether it takes place at house parties, or in bars, there is little denying that it is a part of life. But do people really ever think how important drinking is to social networking, and that this may be one of the reasons that it […]

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How to Find a Good Water Purifier

How to find a good water purifier? I guess it depends on what the purpose of the water being purified is intended for hence defining the quality of water needed. Water that is used for irrigation in the Southwest has been treated, but not to drinking water standards. However, water for some industry uses has […]

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Conventional Drink Toppings to consider Adding to your Hot Drink

Conventional drink toppings for your hot drink can be as upscale as shaved dark chocolate and milk foam on a cappucchino, or as homey as marshmallows on hot cocoa. The hot drink is delightful. The topping is perfection. Coffee Whipped cream or milk foam have become conventional drink toppers for many different kinds of coffee. […]

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Smoothies

Smoothies are a great snack during the summertime and can also be a meal replacement if you are trying to lose weight. Smoothies are filled with nutrients and can be made with almost any ingredients you have available at home. A smoothie is basically a few ingredients blended together to make a form of thick […]

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The History of Cognac

Cognac is a form of brandy made of fermented white grapes that have been aged for at least two years. Named for the town of Cognac, France, this distilled spirit is created from a delicate process in which natural grape presses must be used. In order for a distilled beverage to bear the name Cognac, […]

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The Pros and Cons of Bottled Water

For the last several years, it’s been a very loosely guarded secret that most of the major brands of bottled water are nothing more than filtered tap water. It doesn’t make sense for us to pay $1.00 a bottle or more in some cases when the same thing comes out of drinking fountains for free […]

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Drink Recipes Variations on Hot Cocoa

It was over two thousand years ago that the Mayas started their version of what we know today as hot chocolate.  Instead theirs was a cold, unsweetened beverage that was fired up with chili peppers, which they drank all decked out in their finest Mayan costumes and jewelry. Today, we can’t get enough of the […]

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What is your Favorite Beverage

Although it would be hard for me to choose any single beverage as my favorite, the recent heat wave has made one rise to the top of my list an agua fresca. Agua Fresca, Spanish for “fresh water,” is a traditional drink in Mexico and throughout Central and Latin America. This beverage is also known […]

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What are the gastrointestinal (GI) related symptoms of crohn’s disease?

Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms include: Severe abdominal (belly) cramp Rectal tenesmus (pain and involuntary straining to discharge stool from body accompanied by a feeling of incomplete evacuation of bowels) Diarrhea sometimes with blood Rectal pain and rectal bleeding Flatulence (excessive gas in intestine and stomach) Intestinal strenosis or bowel obstruction (prevention of normal movement of digested […]

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Hot Cocoa Recipes

Hot Cocoa has been around since the year 500, when Mayans and the Aztec cultures introduced it into their diet. First believed to have medicinal purposes, and then consumed simply for pleasure by these early civilizations, the Spanish picked it up when they came into traveled to what is now Mexico, with intent to conquer, […]

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