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You'll Want To Celebrate Early With These St. Paddy's Day Eats

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 03.14.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

We're all going green this weekend for St. Patrick's Day! And while it's just a few days away, we're so excited that we're prepping for it a little in advance. St. Patrick's Day is commonly associated with a ton of beer, cocktails and fun-filled parties, so it's no wonder that everyone gathers together to celebrate this holiday!

4 Toronto Theme Bars To Get Extra Green At This St. Patrick's Day

Brett Caron | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Living
Brett Caron

"Green and drunk" doesn't need to be the only theme of the night, and these great Toronto locations new and old prove it. Let's celebrate the absence of snakes in Ireland, or something!

A Drink To Brain Health? Don't Make It A Double

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Does alcohol consumption prevent Alzheimer's disease? The studies looking at alcohol use are generally observational in nature. They pick a given population without dementia, ask them about their alcohol intake, and then follow them over time to see who develops dementia.

Mary Tyler Moore Opened Up About Her 'Debilitating' Alcoholism

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.25.2017 | Canada Living

The iconic actress died Wednesday.

10 Things You Can Cook With Leftover Wine

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

December is known as the most festive month filled with gatherings of family and friends... not to mention loads of delicious food and drinks! During the holiday season, we know that you may end up with a few leftovers, so we wanted to give you a tasty leftover cure that will turn tomorrow's meal into something special!

How To Navigate The Pitfalls Of Over-Indulging This Holiday Season

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

For many people, weight gain during the holidays is a foregone conclusion. Resolutions to do better this time are largely destined for failure, no matter how seriously they are taken. In the end, the countless temptations offered at office parties and family gatherings prove as irresistible as always, obliterating all good intentions.

5 Hacks To Avoid Extra Calories This Holiday Season

Jane Dummer | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

It's that time of year when extra calories lurk around every corner. So what's the harm in a little holiday weight gain, especially if it's just a couple of pounds? Well, the fact is those pounds can add up year after year, making holiday weight gain an important factor in your overall weight.

Researchers Say Cancer Can Be Caused By Alcohol

Relaxnews | Posted 11.03.2016 | Canada Living

The WHO lists alcohol as a "group 1 carcinogen."

Scientists Make Key Discovery In Fetal Alcohol Disorders

CP | Linda Givetash | Posted 09.04.2016 | Canada Parents

Discovery could help develop tests for early diagnosis.

Mead Is The Delicious Dram Behind Your Honeymoon's Sweet Name

Lesley Anderson | Posted 08.17.2016 | Canada Living
Lesley Anderson

It was believed that if the couple drank the honey-based mead on a regular basis throughout the first moon of their marriage it would bring them luck and fertility. More specifically, drinking the mead allegedly ensured that the woman would become pregnant within their first year of marriage.

The 'Natural Viagra' Of Saint Lucia

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada
Tiffany Leigh

If you have a desire to sip on an endless string of rum cocktails by the beach -- well, dream no more -- it can be your reality. Feed your piggy ban...

Plan Ahead Before Partying With Your Professional Contacts

Reggie Ramone | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Living
Reggie Ramone

One of the first suggestions I would make for those looking to have full recollection while out networking with a drink in hand: you need to understand how much your body can handle. You need to understand how much of this potent yet delicious stuff can sit in your body.

How To Deal With The Emotions You've Been Avoiding

Erica Berman | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Living
Erica Berman

When it comes to trauma, in particular, pushing away the thoughts and feelings can often exacerbate the intensity of the symptoms. The more you try to evade the problem, the more the internal pressure will build, until you explode. The problem won't just go away on its own.

Even A Little Bit Of Alcohol Can Increase Your Odds Of Cancer

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Living

You might want to skip happy hour.

The Couple Who Gets Drunk Together, Stays Together

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Living

Drunk in love.

Heavily Regulated Marijuana Distribution No Benefit To Ontarians

Aaron Binder | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Business
Aaron Binder

The LCBO is hoping to cash in on marijuana sales. The dubious reasoning being that they, and only they, are capable of handling the burdensome task of quenching the insatiable thirst of millions of Ontarian adults -- so obviously they and only they are responsible enough to distribute marijuana. Too bad Ontarians don't view it this way.

Could Canadian Alcoholics Finally Get A Cure?

David Leonhardt | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living
David Leonhardt

A startup based in British Columbia is offering Canadians a new, and effective, way to combat alcoholism. It flies in the face of Alcoholics Anonymous' "cold turkey" method, which has been shown to have a sucess rate between 5 and 10 per cent. There's just one catch: You need to keep drinking.

The Message In A Bottle Needs To Change

Lianne Castelino | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Parents
Lianne Castelino

I'm not saying having a drink should be a punishable offence. I am saying that as a society and as individuals, we tend to be rather cavalier about our general attitude towards alcohol. Nonchalant about the powerful impact it can have on one's faculties, decision-making and motor skills, among other things.

How I Self-Destructed At The End Of A Decade-Long Relationship

Lily Burroughs | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Living
Lily Burroughs

No matter how independent, self-reliant, and strong we are, sometimes there's a part of us that wants to self-destruct. Usually, after a traumatic experience, when we feel especially vulnerable, scared, and alone. And after the devastating breakup with my fiancé and boyfriend/best friend of nine years, I self-destructed in a big way.

Duty-Free Shopping Is Not Always A Deal

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 03.17.2017 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

While some items are absolutely worth buying at duty free, others are likely the same price that you'd find at stores around your own city (and you don't have to lug them around in your carry-on). We've done some research and discovered what you should pick up and what you should leave behind the next time you're killing time at the airport.

The Health Effects Of 5 Different Kinds Of Alcohol

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 03.11.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

While not as therapeutic, an alcoholic drink may actually be healthy for you in moderation. Depending on your health status, the concentration of alcohol and what it's mixed with, a moderate amount of alcohol can benefit a healthy body in various ways.

Coffee Can Do A Body Good After Drinking Booze

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Living

We suddenly have a new appreciation for Irish coffees.

Employees Affected By The Recession Are Drinking More

Romeo Vitelli | Posted 01.05.2017 | Canada Living
Romeo Vitelli

Employees dealing with job insecurity, high workloads and general workplace stress may resort to alcohol as a form of self-medication. Though fear of losing their job may cause workers to be more careful not to allow alcohol use to affect their work, the Great Recession is linked to greater alcohol use for those who are still employed.

How To Reset Your Body After The Holidays

Leah Morrigan | Posted 01.05.2017 | Canada Living
Leah Morrigan

It was one of those moments when I proclaimed, "I'll never eat again!" For me, it was just that one meal, but for others, this may have happened daily for a couple of weeks, so you may not feel your best right now. The time has come to clean out your system and renew your energy.

2016 Is The Year I Kick My Addiction To Work

Lenora Thompson | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada Living
Lenora Thompson

Last night, my husband spoke the three most terrifying words in the English language. "Take a break." I was horrified. My blood ran cold. "But, but..." "No buts about it. Take the day off. Why don't you have some fun?" he suggested, smiling. Fun? Fun!? I drew a blank. And that's when I knew I had a problem.