Tag Archives: Simon Fraser University

• Drunkorexics shun food in favour of booze

Drunkorexics shun food in favour of booze

People who skip food in order to save their calories for booze are at risk of serious eating disorders and high-risk behaviour, according to a new Simon Fraser University study. Particularly common among university students who are not only susceptible to peer pres-sure but immersed in party culture, “drunkorexia” can lead to risky behaviour like […]

• Forget About Church & State. Now It's Church & Beer. Amen.

Forget About Church & State. Now It's Church & Beer. Amen.

You may not think of beer as a religious beverage, but you’d be wrong. A beer maker in Lancaster has teamed up with a church to brew some heavenly suds. Rev. David Peck, who holds Sunday sermons at the St. James Episcopal Church, is also a craft ale connoisseur. Peck and Iron Hill brew master […]

• Did Beer Lubricate the Rise of Civilization? Study Says, "Could be!"

Did Beer Lubricate the Rise of Civilization? Study Says, "Could be!"

Some archaeologists have said that there is a possibility that beer may have helped lead to the rise of civilization. Their argument is that Stone Age farmers were domesticating cereals not so much to fill their stomachs but to lighten their heads, by turning the grains into beer. Signs that people went to great lengths […]