drinking

Online searches for rosé wine have increased 27% in the past five years

The UK drinks 50 Olympic swimming pools of rosé wine per year

Rosé wine is set to be the drink of the summer. Online searches for rosé wine have increased 27% in the past five years, with big celebrity names jumping on the trend. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie own a Southern French vineyard, the Château Miraval. Post Malone launched his own rosé brand, Maison 9. It’s clear that rosé wine is the on-trend drink of 2021. And spearheading the rosé race to the...

Many of us are worried about a loved one’s drug or alcohol abuse

Millions struggling to deal with a loved one’s drug or alcohol problem

This lockdown is incredibly hard for the 5 million people dealing with a loved one’s drug or alcohol abuse, warns the national charity Adfam.

The charity is calling for a “national conversation” to wake the world up to the impacts of drug and alcohol abuse during the pandemic.

85% of adults coping with a loved one’s alcohol or drug problem said the first lockdown made a bad...

Bad food habits in lockdown

Two-thirds of UK public has no plans to shake off bad lockdown habits

Britain is set to emerge unhealthier from lockdown, with four out of five people (81%) reporting an increase in harmful habits, including smoking, poor diet and staying up late. Yet only a third (31%) of those surveyed plan to shake off their new habits after lockdown, according to a YouGov survey, by self-care app and website Your.MD .

According to leading behavioural...

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I improved my bank balance (and the environment) when I gave up drinking takeaway coffee

My name is Liz and I’m a coffee addict. But I’m not talking about your average ‘spoon it in the mug and swill it with boiling water’ variety.

Nope, I’m obsessed with fancy Arabica lattes from small batch, hipster coffee roasters. The type that start with a punchy espresso shot and are finished with an artisan swirl of steamed oat milk, with microfoam that settles into the liquid in...