Tag: alcohol

Podcast, Trends

Eat This: Top 5 Episodes

Can you believe that this is the 50th episode of EAT THIS with Lianne? I sure can’t.  From where we started about 18 months ago, this podcast has evolved, pivoted and dare I say, grown over the past year and I guess the pivot is really to do with the crazy times that we’ve been living in for the nine months. Out of the fifty past episodes, twelve were recorded in person in the NewsTalk1010 […]

Blog, Podcast, Recipes

Dr. B’s Hot Toddy

While I don’t usually recommend drinking alcohol when you’re sick, this hot toddy recipe takes a wee dram of whisky to another level. As Dr. B explained in Episode 10 of EAT THIS with Lianne, the effect of his hot toddy recipe is that it’s a vasodilator and that helps those aches and pains that you’re feeling if you’re sick. The pain in your body, the soreness in your throat, achey back or legs, maybe […]

Blog, Diets, Radio

Is there a Brewery in your Belly? You might have Auto-Brewery Syndrome

Auto-brewery syndrome, or gut fermentation syndrome, is a rare condition in which fungi in the gut rapidly convert carbohydrates into alcohol. Yes, your gut is acting as a brewery. But how? More on that shortly.  While people who have auto-brewery syndrome may have high blood alcohol levels after ingesting a small quantity of alcohol or even no alcohol at all so it can cause the same physical and psychological symptoms that occur when a person […]

Blog, Trends

Is it Wine O’Clock Yet?

Do you find yourself longing for that glass of wine at the end of the day to soothe the days stresses and challenges? I see a bunch of hands up. Does your social life revolve around meeting friends in bars after work or on weekends? Around the holidays and celebrations of any kind, I see alcohol consumption increases and it can be tough not to create a habit of regular and even daily consumption. It […]