Tagged: beverage

Is Soylent the future of nutrition?

You may have fantasized, or feared, a future in which you could get all the calories and nutrients needed to survive from a pill or drink. Is that future here? Proponents of the meal-in-a-bottle...

Energy drinks: power or poison?

There are dozens of so-called “energy drinks” on the market today. They promise to be magic elixirs that will keep you awake, give you superpowers, etc., but what are they really, and how (or...

Some calories more harmful than others

While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that sugar-sweetened beverages play a unique role in chronic health problems. The...

Bourbon Christmas eggnog recipe

Ingredients For about 6 servings. For the custard base: 4 egg yolks 1/3 cup white sugar 2 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream cook to 170-180 F. , then add; 2 to 3...

The history of Bacardi

Bacardi is the largest privately held, family-owned spirits company in the world. Originally known for its Bacardi white rum, it now has a portfolio of more than 200 liquor and spirits labels. Don Facundo...

The history of tea

Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water –– and from sugary Turkish Rize tea to salty Tibetan butter tea, there are almost as many ways of preparing the beverage...

Cocktail calorie countdown

This chart, with information from the National Institutes of Health, provides a rough idea of how many calories are in cocktails, based on recipes from some popular bartender guides. If you pour with a heavier...

Not your usual milks

You may think you’re fairly trendy if you drink goat milk instead of cow’s milk, or non-dairy milk such as soy, almond, cashew, hemp, or coconut milk. But there are other even more unusual...