Myth about Alcohol
The term alcohol originally referred to the primary alcohol ethyl alcohol,
21. You can drink and still be in control
Alcohol impairs your judgement, which increases the likelihood that you will do something youll regret, such as having unprotected sex, being involved in crime, damaging property, or being victimized by others.
22. One drink wont affect your driving
People have trouble judging how seriously alcohol has affected them. That means many individuals who drive after drinking one drink think they can control a car but theyre wrong. This can have deadly consequences.
23. Drugs are a bigger problem than alcohol
Alcohol misuse and abuse costs Ontario millions each year. These costs include health care, law enforcement, fire and property damage, and productivity losses.Alcohol is a drug and one of the deadliest.
24. Foriegn beer can taste like urine
American beer being weak as piss stems from the fact that most countries measure beer alcohol percentage by volume. The U.S., continuing our proud tradition of shunning the rest of the worlds measuring systems (just like that metric system bullshit), has traditionally measured alcohol exclusively by weight instead.
25. There is an addiction gene
There is no single gene, or set of genes, that determines whether or not a person will become an addict. And even if a persons parents are addicts, it doesnt mean they will be too. Current addiction research shows that roughly 50% of addiction tendencies are attributable to genes.
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SuperFood - Agave Syrup
Agave is a succulent plant, one species of which is used for making tequila. Although they are commonly referred to as cacti, agave plants are related to the lily family rather than the cactus.
The sap of some agave plants is sweet enough that native Mexicans called it “honey water,” and it is now used commercially as the basis for a sweetener. The natural sap is a source of iron, calcium, potassium, and magnesium. However, the agave syrup or nectar currently marketed is heavily processed, and is therefore much more refined than the simple sap.
Agave syrup is 90 percent fructose and therefore tastes very sweet, so less of it can be used to provide the same sweetening effect as table sugar. Depending on how heavily refined the agave syrup is, it may—or may not—have a better glycemic profile than refined cane sugar.Nutritional Facts
One teaspoon of agave syrup provides 15 calories, 4 g carbohydrate, 0 g protein, 0 g fat, 0 g dietary fiber, 4 g sugars.