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In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a saturated carbon atom. The term alcohol originally referred to the primary alcohol ethanol (ethyl alcohol), the predominant alcohol in alcoholic beverages.

HDL and LDL Cholesterol: What Is the Difference and How to Balance Them

By | 2017-09-25T19:37:26+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Many people hear about good or HDL and bad or LDL cholesterol, and they wonder how it can be both good and bad at the same time. The LDL cholesterol is the stuff that builds up along the walls of your arteries and causes problems, but the HDL is the body’s natural garbage disposal system that gets rid of the LDL proteins. You need to have both types of cholesterol in balance if you want to stay healthy and heart problem-free. Balancing your cholesterol levels

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Alcohol Addiction: Signs That Someone You Love Is Suffering (and How to Help Them)

By | 2017-09-13T21:49:55+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Many people would be able to agree that alcohol addiction is a type of disease that is very difficult to live with. Most of the time, addiction can affect all aspects of someone’s life and that includes the people around them. Friends and family of the person who is suffering from this affliction may want to help them but might not know how or where to start. Helping anyone with these issues can be a difficult thing to do, but the help that you provide

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Legal VS Illegal Substances: The Variations in Public Opinion about Drugs

By | 2017-02-25T20:44:47+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , |

It is very interesting how people react to legal and illegal substances simply based upon how they are handled in politics. A drug is any substance that alters a person’s physical or mental functions. Drugs can be used for recreation or used to treat medical issues. They can be legally bought almost anywhere, illegal to purchase or only purchased using a prescription written by a medical professional. In addition, drugs are usually classified based on their legal status. These statuses are set by political leaders

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The 5 Stages of Drunkenness Shown in 100-year-old Photos

By | 2017-10-25T00:19:30+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Creative|Tags: , |

These five photographs by a talented photographer from the mid-19th century portray the stages of drunkenness. Since our cave ancestors had the first taste of overripe pear or plum and swallowed the alcohol-rich fruits they figured out that there is something strange in this new sensation. The human race is enjoying the benefits of ethanol, ethyl alcohol, or simply ... alcohol for millennia now. There's something about that feeling of intoxication that we are so attracted to. It is not uncommon to create a dependency

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The Effects of Giving up Alcohol Showed in 20 Before and After Photos

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:52+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Would you like to actually see the effects of giving up alcohol? These before and after photos will show you why you should cut it a little this Christmas. It can be so nice to go out on the town and just not have a care in the world. Everything fades away for a few hours, but then the morning after comes. With all the joys of 2016, you'd be hard-pressed to find an adult that hasn't felt the dry mouth, nausea and brain-splitting headache

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This Guy Quit Alcohol and Coffee for 15 Months and Here’s What Happened

By | 2017-11-18T15:08:17+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever thought of quitting alcohol and coffee to see what happens? If you haven't, here is some food for your thought. Alcohol and coffee are two substances that many people consume regularly. They can both be addictive and extremely costly, not to mention the long-term impact on your health, and yet we all accept them as a part of our social norms. Tobias, the co-founder of Semplice, decided to give up the two substances for 15 months to see the real effects they

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These Four Things Can Reduce the Risk of Cancer by up to 70%!

By | 2016-10-15T20:18:18+00:00 June 11th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A new study showed that by doing a few lifestyle changes, we can greatly reduce the risk of cancer. Did you know that there are over 200 types of cancer? Endless research and studies have gone into discovering cures and remedies for this high number of variants, and some therapy and treatment has been incredibly effective in the last few years. But while treatments are moving forwards one of the best ways to really treat cancer is to work to prevent it. A study in

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10 Warm Drinks with Alcohol You Should Try This Winter

By | 2017-11-18T13:08:15+00:00 November 1st, 2015|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

As the winter sets in, everyone is at their best to keep themselves warm throughout the chilly season. Apart from dressing warmly and staying indoors, there are also warm drinks that can provide the necessary heat for your body. Here are ten amazing warm drinks with alcohol you probably haven’t known of. Please keep in mind that this is meant for individuals over 21! 1. Chocolate infused with Cinnamon and enjoyed with wine When you blend chocolate together with cinnamon and wine, what do you

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