Just One Extra Drink a Day Is Linked to Brain Shrinking, Study of 36,000 People Shows

Despite the joys that may come from a boozy Friday night, alcohol is bad for us. And not just in large quantities. Recent studies have been warning that even a moderate amount of drinking is linked to cardiovascular issues and brain damage. A new study looking at over 36,000 adults has now put the boot in as well, finding … Read more

Coca-Cola launches ‘Starlight’ limited-edition drink inspired by space

Coca-Cola is returning to space, in a new and different way. The iconic soft drink, which was one of the first carbonated beverages to be taste-tested by astronauts in orbit, is now attempting to bring the taste of space down to Earth as a first-of-its-kind, limited edition. “Coca-Cola Starlight,” as revealed on Thursday (Feb. 17), … Read more

Don’t Drink Milk? A Nutritionist Explains How to Get Calcium And Other Nutrients

Cow’s milk is an excellent source of calcium which, along with vitamin D, is needed to build strong, dense bones. Milk also contains protein, the minerals phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and iodine, and vitamins A, B2 (riboflavin), and B12 (cobalamin).   As a child I drank a lot of milk. It was delivered in pint bottles … Read more

Not so lightweight: Hamsters handle their drink better than elephants

Feedback is our weekly column of bizarre stories, implausible advertising claims, confusing instructions and more Humans 12 January 2022 Josie Ford Boozing hamsters Feedback has a soft spot for hamsters, whose hoarding and nesting behaviours are similar to our own. Our feeling of oneness only increases with an article in The Atlantic forwarded to us … Read more