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by David Sautter When it comes to the age old question of “Coffee or tea?”, the typical response is coffee. People need that caffeine buzz. It’s like asking if you want a super charged SUV or a hybrid for your next road trip. The SUV gives you the initial boost that you’re looking for but eventually you’ll run out of gas and need to fill up. The hybrid just keeps [...]

by David Sautter I know what you’re thinking and no, this is not the dinner special at your local Indian restaurant. Kombucha is the name of a super food that you need to get acquainted with and that’s what I’m here to help you do. Loaded with an obscene (seriously, the numbers will make your head spin) amount of probiotics, polyphenols, antioxidants and vitamins, Kombucha can radically change your health [...]

by David Sautter Walk into any gym and I guarantee you will see a plethora of the classic protein shaker lining the floors, next to treadmills and free weights alike. For every type of shaker will be an equal number of varying supplements within. When you ask what’s inside, without a doubt, the response you’ll get the most is: “Oh, it’s such and such protein.” Protein, specifically whey protein, has [...]

by David Sautter When we last left off, we discovered that our courageous hero of the concrete jungle (You!) has fought too valiantly for too long and needs a break. It was your humble writer that provided the solution: a Raw Food Detox. You will eat only RAW fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, sprouts, and super-foods for 3 to 7 days. For some of you this is downright terrifying and understandably [...]

by David Sautter   The word “detox” is one of the most misused and abused words in the health and fitness world. It’s right up there with “fat burner.” Despite the overflow of products that claim to have a detox effect, the true definition of the word is lost on many consumers. A detox is where the body is able to naturally expunge the toxins that have built up over [...]

Once widely believed to cause madness, epilepsy, tuberculosis and death, absinthe was banned in much of Europe and the United States for a greater part of the 20th century. In the 1990s, in the time of re-evaluation of old ways and social transformation, absinthe has been found to be no more dangerous than any other spirit, cleared of all charges for madness and deadly diseases and made its big comeback in style. History While there [...]

The subject of the world’s strongest alcoholic drinks is interesting on several levels. First and foremost, almost nobody ever bothers to read the label on the bottle, especially not the tricky small letters, so if you stumble upon one of these super-alcoholic drinks, the fun may go way over the top. Reading the label afterwards may be all too late. So, take this article as a kind of a cautionary [...]

The taste of Cupid Manor is terrific, but it’s not what you might call a drink for a man. This time we’re giving you an idea how to pleasantly surprise your sweetheart. They say that taste of Cupid Manor has the same effect of the Cupid’s arrow, and if you take a look at the ingredients you’ll get the idea why. Cupid Manor is made of fresh strawberries, mint, squeezed [...]

Is there anything more instantly recognizable as Russian and yet enjoyed all over the world than vodka? Even the word came from Russian unchanged (‘vodka’ means ‘little water’ in Russian). It is one of the world’s most popular hard liquors, enjoyed both straight and in cocktails, with and without various flavors. Origins of alcoholic drinks are usually unknown and vodka is no exception to this. Some sources claim vodka was born sometime in the 9th [...]

While debauchery and excessive behavior may appear to be something of a hobby for celebrities, there were and there are celebrities who completely abstain from drinking alcohol.  Some of these famous nondrinkers previously used to be heavy drinkers who ended up in rehab and quit afterwards, while some have been sober for their entire lives. Of course, this doesn’t necessarily mean they don’t have other vices, but alcohol is definitely [...]