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Alcohol and Carbs (Five Myths about Alcohol and Carbs)

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The subject of alcohol and carbs is usually presented by the media in a misleading or incorrect way. That is the message of The Low Carb Bartender: Carb Counts of Beer, Wine, Mixed Drinks and More. Author Bob Skilnik says that descriptions of alcohol and its effects on blood sugar is usually wrong. The same …

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Cell Phone vs Drunk Driving (Both are Dangerous; Do Neither)

In the cell phone vs drunk driving battle, which is more dangerous? Cell Phone vs Drunk Driving Dr. Frank Drews and his colleagues at the University of Utah decided to find out. So they did an experiment. Spoiler alert! Drivers who talk on either handheld or hands-free cellular phones are as impaired as drunken drivers. …

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Bone-Dry Laws (Highly Restrictive Alcohol Prohibition Laws)

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Many states had their own state-wide alcohol prohibition before National Prohibition (1920-1933). Many of these laws were much more restrictive than National Prohibition. As a result, people called them bone-dry laws. Other states passed bone-dry laws in frustration after finding that National Prohibition was failing. Oklahoma Bone-Dry Law OK had state-wide prohibition in 1907. That …

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