How healthy is your health drink?

Consumer Reports – Want to get more vegetables in your diet? It’s one of the latest health trends: Vegetable-based green juices. And they come with  promises, like adding a “pep in your step” or “can make your body sing.” But beware, not all green juices are necessarily good for you. Stay away from the ones …

Can You Drink Your Veggies? Not Like This…..

CONSUMER REPORTS — Want to get more vegetables in your diet? Drink them. Maybe not. It’s one of the latest health trends: Vegetable-based green juices. And they come with promises, like adding a “pep in your step” or “can make your body sing.” But beware, not all green juices are necessarily good for you. Stay …

Health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption and how much you should drink: what the experts say

Hongkongers are drinking more alcohol, according to the Department of Health. It published a study last November showing that the percentage of the population that drank had risen from 33.3 per cent to 61.4 per cent in a little over 10 years. But is that all bad? The department takes a firm line. It warns …

These New Products Turn Basic Water Into a Fancy Health Drink

Athletes know Nuun as an electrolyte replacement, but the company’s latest product—made with elderberry, echinacea, zinc, and vitamins A, C, D, and E—is aimed at defending immune health. Pop the effervescent tablet into your water bottle for a tastier sip—plus the electrolyte benefits (from potassium, sodium, and magnesium) you’d expect from Nuun. ($7 per tube; nuunlife.com) …

OZ AND ROIZEN: The hidden health risks of that extra drink

“It’s quarter to 3 and there’s no one in the place, but you and me … One for my baby and one more for the road.” That’s the chorus of the hit song “One for My Baby (and One More for the Road),” originally performed by Fred Astaire in the 1943 movie “The Sky’s the …