Drinks Archive

  • Low-Calorie Summer Cocktails

    Low-Calorie Summer Cocktails

    No girl likes to diet, but we all like to fit into our bikini as well!Refreshing cocktails are bound to be part of the festivities in the summer. But if you're not careful, you could add up to hundreds of hidden calories.Here are four smart solutions from Hungry-Girl.com's Lisa Lillien for cutting down on cocktail calories. Mojito6 oz. diet lemon-lime soda12 mints leavesĀ¼ lime, sliced1 Ā½ oz. Rum5 to 8 ice cubesPulverize mint and lime in glass.Add soda and rum.Stir well.Add ice.Garnish with mint ...

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  • Is Your Drink Making You Fat?

    Is Your Drink Making You Fat?

    Many people seem to be asking whether what they drink can make them fat. The simple answer to this is a yes. But it will depend on what kind of drink that you usually take that can make you fat. Taking on weight has been long known to be caused by consuming more calories than what the body can burn as energy. The excess calories eventually becomes fat that is stored in the body for later usage. This results in added weight that one can see and even feel. If you think that it is the food that so...

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  • Does Drinking Alcohol Affect Training Performances

    Does Drinking Alcohol Affect Training Performances

    For athletes who are preparing for a game, the line, "Drink Moderately" may not even be applicable. Alcohol can and will affect an athlete's performance for up to 48 hours after drinking; with higher levels of intoxication lasting even longer.What can drinking alcohol can do?It increases the risk of dehydration as it also increases excretion of urine.It gives complications with body heat regulation, a factor very essential for athletes who greatly depend on enduranceIt reduces blood sugar levels...

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