Why critics say HFCS is a four letter word...that goes right to our waistlines

Researchers at the University of Michigan found that men who consume very high levels of fructose elevated their triglyceride level by 32 percent. As trygliceride enters our blood stream, it makes our cells resistant to insulin, making our body’s fat burning and storage system even more sluggish.

Sep 20, 2003 Read More

The Benefits of Cranberry Juice

You may have heard that drinking cranberry juice helps ward away urinary infections. Now comes more good reasons to drink up – a new study finds that the juice can lower the risk of heart disease for people with high cholesterol, and provide antioxidant benefits.

May 10, 2003 Read More

Herbs - Fresh vs Dry

Herbs come from the leaves of plants. They have been used for centuries in both cooking and as medicines. When it comes to cooking, the topic of whether herbs are the most flavorful when they are fresh or dry, is largely a matter of taste and surely debated in countless kitchens across the world

Jan 25, 2003 Read More

Staying Hydrated: Staying Healthy

Most adults lose about 10 cups of water every day through normal body functions including perspiration and breathing. To keep your body working properly, you need to replace the water you lose. Here are some tips to stay healthy and hydrated

Nov 17, 2002 Read More

Alcohol In Wine

Alcohol in wine is as important an element in the final product as the grape itself. It doesn’t just effect how you feel after drinking it. It effects the taste, texture, and structure of the wine itself.

May 02, 2002 Read More

Wine FAQ's: Storing Wine May 2002

Learn about storing everyday drinking wine, storing wine for a later date, storing wine after it has been opened, and how long an open bottle of wine will keep.

May 01, 2002 Read More

Wine FAQ's: Serving Wine

Information about aging wine, opening wine and opening Champagne or sparkling wine, dealing with cork breakage, buying wine, wine glasses and more.

Apr 30, 2002 Read More

White Merlot

White Merlot is the same as white Zinfandel, except it is made from the Merlot grape.

Apr 07, 2002 Read More


Tempranillo (Temp-rah-NEE-yoh). As mellifluously as the word rolls off the tongue, so does the wine flow down your gullet.

Jun 25, 2001 Read More

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