Tag Archives: Drinking

New research finds drinking tea on a regular basis is linked to a longer life

Stick on the kettle.  Listen up tea lovers, as new research has shown that regular tea consumption is linked to a longer and healthier life. The study as reported in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, found that drinking tea at least three times a week can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve… Read More »

Daily cuppa really is good for you as drinking tea fends off dementia

A daily cuppa really can perk us up as we age – by slowing mental decline and fending off dementia. Scans reveal older people who enjoy at least four brews a day have “better organised” brain structures. An international team, including Cambridge University researchers, reckons tea prevents connections between neurons breaking down. And the benefits… Read More »

Study finds rise in binge drinking, depression and pot use among former smokers

Rise in depression, binge drinking and pot smoking among former smokers could drive them back to cigarettes, study suggests Percentage of US adult former smokers rose from 4.4% in 2002 to 49.7% in 2016 Rates of depression among former smokers increased from 4.88% to 6.04%  Marijuana use nearly doubled from 5% to 10.09% and binge… Read More »