Tag Archives: Sugar substitute

• New Sweetener From The Agave Plant May Aid Diabetes, Weight Loss

New Sweetener From The Agave Plant May Aid Diabetes, Weight Loss

Could a new sugar substitute actually lower blood sugar and help you lose weight? That’s the tantalizing – but distant – promise of new research presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) this week. Agavins, derived from the agave plant that’s used to make tequila, were found in mouse studies to trigger insulin production and […]

• Drinking diet mixers with alcohol could make you drunker

Drinking diet mixers with alcohol could make you drunker

Diet drinks have soared in popularity. But a new study suggests drinking them as mixers could get you drunker and affect breath tests. Drinking alcohol with diet soft drinks could make you drunk quicker, a new study suggests. With more and more of the weight-conscious turning to low calorie foods and liquids, diet drinks have […]

• Never Hungover introduces natural hangover preventative drink

Never Hungover introduces natural hangover preventative drink

US-based Never Hungover LLC has formally launched a natural, sugar free and calorie free hangover preventative drink Never Hungover. The drink, which consists of natural antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, helps the body process acetaldehydes – the toxins produced by alcohol – into acetic acid so it can quickly leave the body, preventing a […]

• HaHaHa! The Cheesecake Factory debuts 5 New low-cal cocktails

HaHaHa! The Cheesecake Factory debuts 5 New low-cal cocktails

Booze News: Nice marketing. Introducing lo-cal cocktails with their 10 kazillion calorie cheesecake? The lowest calorie items on their menu are beer, wine and broccoli. Oh, and a green onion. Are they serious? The Cheesecake Factory, an upscale casual dining restaurant chain in the US, has launched five new Skinny-Style Cocktails each with 150 calories […]

• Turn your juice into booze in 48 hours flat

Turn your juice into booze in 48 hours flat

You know what’s infinitely better than a carton of Tropicana? A carton of boozy Tropicana, of course. And if you’ve got $10 and two days, Spike Your Juice’s magic powder will make that happen. The process of getting from juice to happy juice is stupid simple: take a 64 oz. bottle of your favorite juice […]