Cheers? No thanks! Low- and no-alcohol lifestyle booms

Sales of beer and cider with under 1.2% alcohol soar by nearly 30% About 5 million people will drink their first beer or glass of wine in a month next week as “dry January” comes to an end. But for an increasing number of people it will be an entirely dry year, because low- and no-alcohol is now a fast-growing [...]

Can food change your mood?

In medieval times people believed that what they ate affected their mood. If they wanted erotic stimulation it would be eggs, beef, pomegranates or peacock. Feeling down? They’d reach for quince, dates and elderflowers. In the absence of valium, they used lettuce and chicory as tranquillisers. So when did we lose [...]
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