Castle Lite issued an apology to women – are we buying it?

2018-03-12 11:34

Recently two companies tried to address women in their alcohol advertising but their campaigns still don't properly unpack the significant negative effects of alcohol on women.

This is why I'm now 6 months sober

2018-03-01 11:36

I didn’t like saying this out loud at first. Then I realised it doesn't matter what people think.

Alcohol isn't just hurting your pocket - see what it's doing to your body

2018-02-21 15:33

We bemoan the fact that the price of alcohol keeps on escalating – but we need to keep in mind that this commodity affects more than just our bank balance.

Should you give your children alcohol?

2018-02-06 14:29

In the light of the prevalence of teen drinking, many parents are wondering whether they shouldn't help their children deal with alcohol by giving it to them in a home environment.

Your income can determine how alcohol affects your health

2018-01-09 11:00

A large study has shown that the effect of alcohol on your health may depend on your income. Does this sound strange? Read more.

5 best alcohols to drink if you’re trying to lose weight and stay healthy

2018-01-03 09:50

Some drinks are WAY better for you than others…

Do you know how many liquid calories your favourite drink contains?

2017-12-20 12:40

Here's why what you drink is as important as what you eat.

No extended liquor trading hours during ANC conference - Gauteng MEC

2017-12-12 22:05

The Gauteng Liquor Board will not grant permission to any liquor outlets or alcohol-selling venues intending to extend their trading hours to cater for the upcoming ANC conference this weekend, the provincial government has announced.

The booze you choose can sway your mood

2017-11-28 14:06

'If people are to make informed decisions about their drinking, they need to know the full picture of how alcohol affects moods and emotions.'

8 Refreshing drinks that will get you through any heatwave

2017-11-06 15:53

Need a thirst-quencher? You're in the right place!


These are the 5 most addictive substances on the planet

2018-03-09 17:10

To compare addictive drugs, scientists averaged 3 factors: physical harm, dependency or addiction, and social harm.

Five things that will cost more

2018-02-23 10:02

This is how the budget will affect you

Yes, sin taxes are going up again

2018-02-21 14:11

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced that excise duties on alcohol and tobacco will go up by between 6% and 10%.

I went alcohol-free for a month, but went back — here’s why

2018-01-29 11:44

"It’s nice not having to explain to people why you aren’t drinking.“

Do you really need to stop drinking on antibiotics?

2018-01-04 09:25

The truth hurts.

Less phuza, more play this festive season

2017-12-24 06:04

Work is out and so is school, and you are probably tempted to leave your children to their own devices – such as playing on their tablets and watching TV.

A heart to heart on booze

2017-12-17 06:00

As the song goes: 'Tis the season to be jolly,' often giving blanket approval to debauched eating, drinking and partying during the festive season, but experts have warned of a major consequence of binge-drinking.

Can you really be allergic to alcohol?

2017-12-11 07:30

Allergic reactions to alcoholic drinks are often overlooked as many of the symptoms can be mistaken for a nasty hangover.

Excessive drinking hurts your finances

2017-11-27 19:07

Alcohol abuse and how it affects your insurance

8 surprising things that happen to your body when you stop drinking booze

2017-10-24 14:03

Learn the surprising effects that sobering up has on your body, your mind and your life.

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