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04.2013

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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BEER GOGGLES DEBUNKED?

At one time or another, most of us have been victim to “beer goggles” – the phenomenon that a few drinks can make you see even plain faces as more attractive than they are. But a brain expert is now claiming that it’s all just a myth. Dr. Amanda Ellison’s book “Getting Your Head Around the Brain”, which pulls together a range of research into how alcohol affects the brain, argues that men and women [...] Read More »

BEER BELLY MYTH BUSTED?

Does drinking beer give you a beer belly?  It certainly seems that way.  But a new study claims that the phenomenon is just a myth.  Nutritionist Dr. Kathryn O’Sullivan recently authored the study, titled “Beer & Calories; A Scientific Review”, on behalf of the beer industry.  She found that there’s no conclusive scientific evidence that suggests beer causes weight gain.  One point that needs to be stressed: The report was supposedly sponsored by the beer [...] Read More »

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