Healthy ageing with our without wine?

For various medical reasons, the WHO (World Health Organisation) recommends we reduce our consumption of alcohol as we get older. But it’s hard to resist the temptation to drink as alcohol consumption is synonymous with social events, celebrations and gastronomy. However, thanks to the Bonne Nouvelle range of alcohol-free beverages, older adults can now enjoy a drink without any risk to their health.

Can i drink wine when i’m on a diet?

We’re not going to beat about the bush – alcohol can be fattening! This is due to empty calories that provide no nutrients and instead trigger the storage of “bad fats” mainly where you don’t want them! The result is extra weight that is difficult to shift and feeling negative about your appearance. This is a real dilemma for the French with their traditional fondness for wine drinking.

What drinks can be enjoyed by mums-to-be?

The good news is that you are pregnant, the bad news is that you will have to give up alcohol for a while. This is because, during pregnancy, the alcohol consumed goes directly into the baby’s bloodstream via the placenta. Certainly, in recent years, the availability for “mocktails ” (cocktails without alcohol) has allowed drinkers to enjoy a gin & tonic without the gin or a mojito without the rum … but what about those of us who prefer wine?