Americans Spend Less On Retail, More At Restaurants Or Bars : NPR

A bartender mixes a drink inside a bar last week in San Francisco. The latest retail sales data out on Friday showed an increase in sales at restaurants and bars as more people venture out amid the continued reopening of the U.S. economy.

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A bartender mixes a drink inside a bar last week in San Francisco. The latest retail sales data out on Friday showed an increase in sales at restaurants and bars as more people venture out amid the continued reopening of the

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5 benefits of drinking water in the morning

Drinking water is very important for many bodily processes. These include transporting nutrients to cells, regulating the body’s temperature, and lubricating the joints.

If a person replaces their usual morning drink with water, it could provide them with several associated health benefits of increased water consumption.

This article explores what these benefits may be and how much scientific evidence there is for each one.

It will also discuss different ways to flavor water and if there are any risks to drinking water.

Some people believe that drinking water in the morning can aid in weight loss.

For example, a 2019

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Here are 10 places to eat and drink near TQL Stadium

Over the first five FC Cincinnati seasons, one of the charms of attending matches was that you could build a full day or night out around the games, complete with food and beverage. The University of Cincinnati campus and surrounding neighborhoods offered plenty of bars and restaurants to round out the game-day experience.

That isn’t changing as the team moves to TQL Stadium. If anything, drinking and dining options surrounding the club’s new home are greater in number, closer to the stadium and more eclectic.

Here are 10 options for your match-day routine all within less than a mile (in

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One Major Effect Drinking Coffee Has on Your Liver, According To Experts

As if you needed one more reason to love your coffee ritual: A liver specialist at the Cleveland Clinic has shared what research shows is an important way coffee may be benefiting your long-term health, and may potentially even reduce your risk of developing liver cancer.

You already know that the liver is an important organ that filters out the harmful elements from the foods we eat and drink. Actually, says Jamile Wakim-Fleming, M.D., a gastroenterologist at the Cleveland Clinic, the liver is even a bigger player in processing what we ingest than most of us may realize.


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The Right Way To Drink & Buy Tequila

Beginning in the early 1960s, tequila was marketed in the U.S. as a product whose flavor should be masked in margaritas with lime wedges, or drunk quickly as shots. A string of 60’s Jose Cuervo ads, the earliest ads cataloged, show tequila marketed with a margarita cocktail recipe consumed by beautiful white women. It’s a pattern that repeated itself throughout the decades, placing white features on a Mexican product. Tequila was presented as a mere ingredient to a popular cocktail, not a spirit to enjoy on its own, as is done in Mexico. For Americans, it was a beverage
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How To Drink Inside A Bar Again, According to Experts

Sure, we made due. We poured wine for Zoom happy hours, attended virtual cocktail classes to drum up our skills, and may or may not have spent whole paychecks keeping our home bar stocked this past year. But damn if we didn’t miss the feeling of sidling up to a well-worn bar, getting a coaster thrown down in front of us, and hearing the question: “What’ll it be?” 

Now that millions of Americans have gotten vaccinated and COVID protocols are loosening, we’re all tempted to get back out there. But how do we do it safely both for ourselves and

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Coca-Cola discontinues energy drink in N.America

Boxes of Coca-Cola are seen at a grocery store in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson//File Photo

(This May 14 story corrects to fix typos in first and penultimate paragraph.)

Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) said on Friday it would discontinue its energy drink in North America, a product it launched with fanfare last year as it pushed into new beverage categories.

The decision comes as a part of the company’s move to streamline products and focus on its fast-moving beverages as consumers pick up more of its traditional sodas and flavored sparkling waters as they come out of

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Classic rum drink recipes to make for National Cocktail Day

Classic rum drink recipes to make for National Cocktail Day | GMA

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Pink Drinks Can Help You Run Faster and Further Compared to Clear Drinks

A new study led by the Center for Nutraceuticals in the University of Westminster shows that pink drinks can help to make you run faster and further compared to clear drinks.

The researchers found that a pink drink can increase exercise performance by 4.4 percent and can also increase a ‘feel good’ effect which can make exercise seem easier.

The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, is the first investigation to assess the effect of drink color on exercise performance and provides the potential to open a new avenue of future research in the field of sports

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Recipes for traditional Mint Juleps, bourbon drinks

The state of Kentucky has a rich history in bourbon and distilleries, boasting the production of 95 percent of all the bourbon in the world. With over 9 million barrels of bourbon in the state (two barrels for every one Kentucky resident), it’s no wonder bourbon drinks and the Kentucky Derby go hand in hand.

The 2021 Kentucky Derby will air on May 1 from 12 to 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Coverage is also available to stream live on NBCSports.com and on the NBC Sports app. Post time for

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