What to Know If You Cook With Alcohol

iStock
If you are taking a drug that shouldn’t be combined with alcohol or are a recovering alcoholic, don’t assume that all alcohol evaporates from food during cooking. Though a serving of a dish prepared with alcohol contains far less of it than a glass of wine or beer, a fair amount of the alcohol originally […]

Related Articles

  • June 1, 2020

    If you have atrial fibrillation (AFib) and are a moderate or heavy drinker, limiting or abstaining from alcohol might help your heart, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. AFib, a common type of arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), is a leading cause of stroke. Researchers randomly divided 140 people (average age […]

  • November 1, 2020

    Cases of alcohol-related liver disease will increase dramatically in the next two decades unless drastic steps are taken to curb the rising rate of high-risk drinking in the U.S., predicted an analysis in The Lancet Public Health. High-risk drinking is usually defined as exceeding four drinks a day for women, or five a day for […]

  • August 1, 2020

    If you think it’s safe to drive if you are only slightly buzzed, here’s some sobering news: A study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that one in seven alcohol-related motor vehicle deaths involved a driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) below the legal limit of 0.08 percent. It analyzed data from […]