It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.
Tag: diet soda
There’s a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.
Turns out, the sugar in regular soda helps slow down your body’s absorption of the alcohol in cocktails. So switching to diet in your rum and cola will save you calories but may leave you spinning.